Aleteia is an online Catholic news and information website founded in 2011/2012 by Jesús Colina via the Foundation for Evangelization through the Media.[1][2][3] It has the approval of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization.[1]

TypeOnline newspaper
Founder(s)Jesús Colina
PublisherFoundation for Evangelization through the Media
PresidentPierre-Marie Dumont
EditorFr Peter Cameron (English version)
Founded20 September 2012
Political alignmentCatholic social teaching
LanguageMultiple languages

The President of the foundation is Olivier Bonnassies, Bruno Riviere de Precourt.[1] Members and Paolo Padrini are active in managing the Spanish site.[1] The English site is operated under Editor-in-Chief Fr Patrick Mary Briscoe, OP.

The organization is based in France but operates in different languages and states worldwide. It is distributed in eight languages and editions (English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Polish and Slovenian).


  1. ^ a b c d Mora, H. Sergio (20 September 2012). "Presentada, una red de redes católicas". Zenit News Agency. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Presentación de la plataforma digital "Aleteia" en el Vaticano". Zenit News Agency. 18 October 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
  3. ^ "The Foundation for Evangelization through the Media" (online). Aleteia. March 1, 2012. Retrieved February 6, 2018.