Katie Yoder

Katie Yoder

Katie Yoder serves as a digital media specialist at EWTN News Inc. and columnist for Townhall.com. She was formerly the senior content manager and video producer at National Review. Before that, she worked as the associate culture editor and the Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow at the Media Research Center. Katie interned at The Heritage Foundation after graduating from the University of Virginia with a major in English and a minor in Foreign Affairs.

Articles by Katie Yoder

A new pro-life saint? This Italian mother sacrificed her life for her unborn baby

Sep 18, 2021 / 12:07 pm

On Aug. 30, Pope Francis advanced the sainthood cause of Maria Cristina Cella Mocellin, who sacrificed her life for the sake of her baby. Catholics already are comparing her to another saint, St. Gianna Beretta Molla, because both women refused medical treatment that would have endangered their unborn babies.

Beloved granny whose Catholic faith went viral on EWTN dies at 107

Sep 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Granny Nancy lived through two World Wars, survived the pandemic, and was born before her country – the Republic of Ireland – began. But she is perhaps best known for her Catholic faith.

Cardinal Bo: Called to be a voice for human rights in Myanmar

Sep 9, 2021 / 16:38 pm

Cardinal Charles Bo said that one of the “fruits of the culture” in Asia, particularly in Myanmar, is that citizens are overwhelmingly religiously oriented.

What role does the Eucharist hold in the Eastern Orthodox Church?

Sep 8, 2021 / 18:01 pm

Orthodox believers are called to pursue deification, or divine qualities, according to a Russian Orthodox leader. The most powerful way to do this, he says, is through the Eurcharist.

Meet the Catholic nun who has helped Haitians through multiple earthquakes

Sep 5, 2021 / 10:46 am

“Sister Inga, who’s in the room next to me, she yells out, ‘Get out of the house quickly! It’s an earthquake! Get out! Now! Fast!’” Sr. Marilyn said in an interview with EWTN News In Depth.

Psaki rebukes EWTN reporter who asked why Catholic Biden opposes Texas abortion law

Sep 2, 2021 / 15:50 pm

President Joe Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, believes that abortion is a “woman’s right,” White House Press Secrentary Jen Psaki said on Thursday in reference to Texas' abortion law.

Parents pressured to abort child dedicate lives to helping moms in need

Aug 15, 2021 / 11:00 am

Doctors recommended that Randy and Evelyn James choose abortion for their baby. Instead, they started an organization to help pregnant women choose life.

Alta Fixsler: Family friend says U.K. hospital can remove toddler’s life support ‘any time’

Aug 14, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The Fixsler family is fighting to keep their 2-year-old daughter, Alta, on life support in the U.K. But the Hasidic Jewish family is facing one court defeat after another in what a family friend calls a “devastating” situation.

Ex-Planned Parenthood manager: They don’t ‘refer to any unborn baby as a baby’

Aug 12, 2021 / 18:00 pm

Planned Parenthood blacklists employees who recognize the humanity of the unborn and “does not refer to any unborn baby as a ‘baby,’” according to a former manager of the organization.

Catholic apologist debunks ‘Jesus Is a Myth’ argument

Aug 9, 2021 / 16:30 pm

The historical evidence behind Jesus Christ’s existence is “overwhelming,” according to a senior apologist at Catholic Answers. 

How Did Abortion Become a ‘Woman’s Right’? Legal Scholar Lists 3 Factors

Aug 9, 2021 / 14:30 pm

Modern feminism is “corrupted” by abortion and “eating away at itself,” according to one legal scholar. 

Polish artist designs stunning monstrances with Virgin Mary: ‘Beauty leads to God’

Aug 9, 2021 / 11:30 am

A Polish artisan and jeweler is hoping that his craft leads people to God. After experiencing a miraculous healing, he decided to dedicate his life to sacred art and, in particular, to creating monstrances that house the Body of Christ worldwide.

NFP expert: Natural Family Planning ‘empowers’ Catholic couples with fertility knowledge 

Aug 2, 2021 / 14:57 pm

Natural Family Planning (NFP) empowers women with “extremely valuable” information about their bodies, according to a Catholic OB/GYN and NaProTechnology surgeon.

Catholic sisters dedicate lives to telling the elderly ‘You’ll never be alone’

Jul 27, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Ahead of the inaugural World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly this past Sunday, the communications director for the Little Sisters of the Poor described how the order cares for the elderly as people of inherent dignity and worth.

How priests prepare to say Mass

Jul 26, 2021 / 06:01 am

In preparation for Mass, priests make ready the sacred vessels, linens, and vestments that they use. Afterward, they take care to clean up. Every action they take, every word they say, stresses the importance of the Mass.

Meet the pastor of a Greek Catholic church in Hungary for Romani

Jul 24, 2021 / 15:00 pm

When Fr. Árpád Kanyó first arrived at his current parish, he didn’t know the language or culture of the people there. But he quickly learned about – and embraced – the new community he encountered.

Catholic teaching challenges award for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s two-child limit

Jul 20, 2021 / 19:01 pm

Catholic leaders challenge an environmental award to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle for limiting their family to two children. 

Meet Our Lady of Kibeho: The only approved Marian apparition in Africa

Jul 19, 2021 / 13:20 pm

There is only one Vatican-approved Marian apparition that took place on the African continent: Our Lady of Kibeho.

Nigerian seminarian calls for 'prayer backed up with action' to counter violence

Jul 19, 2021 / 10:41 am

Religious persecution is rampant in Nigeria, where militant groups such as Boko Haram carry out abductions that appear to target Christians, including priests. Sometimes clergy aren’t just kidnapped. They’re also killed.

From child soldier to Catholic priest: Father Mbikoyo lives to give hope to the hopeless

Jul 14, 2021 / 16:19 pm

A Catholic priest is returning to the land where he was once abducted to “give hope to those who have lost hope.”