The 2017 recipient of the Tuitio Fidei Award was Mrs. Christine de Marcellus de Vollmer, founder and president of Latin American Alliance for the Family. Since 1982 Mrs. Vollmer has been president and founder of PROVIVE, an association dedicated to protecting human life since conception. This organization attends annually in its educational program, an average of 180 public and private educational institutions, carrying out activities that help to consolidate a pro-life culture and family through the formation of individuals.

During the past five years, PROVIVE has helped more than 26 thousand women and children with limited resources from healthcare modules providing primary health services. Mrs. Vollmer has been a member of the Pontifical Council for the Family and she is a founding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. She has served as a member of the delegation of the Holy See to the United Nations.