Ken Oliver-Méndez

Ken Oliver-Méndez

Ken Oliver-Méndez is editor-in-chief of the Catholic News Agency, which provides news of general interest to Catholics worldwide through its network of regional correspondents, bureaus, and sister services, including ACI Prensa, ACI Stampa, CNA Deutsch, ACI Africa, ACI Afrique, ACI Mena, and ACI Digital. A native Washingtonian and journalist by profession, Ken is a former White House director of specialty media, news editor at NBC Radio, and evening news producer at Radio Martí, among other positions in journalism and public policy.

Articles by Ken Oliver-Méndez

Trump’s Bible peddling: welcome message or ‘misunderstanding’ about the faith?

Mar 28, 2024 / 12:00 pm

Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s message touting a patriotic Bible is either seen as a welcome exhortation or a “potentially dangerous misunderstanding.”

Princess Kate reveals cancer diagnosis; Catholic prelate praises her courage, encourages prayers

Mar 22, 2024 / 18:00 pm

The Princess of Wales, Catherine “Kate” Middleton, surprised the world by publicly announcing she is fighting cancer and is in the early stages of treatment.

House Republicans include slew of pro-life bills in 2025 budget proposal

Mar 22, 2024 / 16:27 pm

The Republican Study Committee dedicated a section of its “Fiscal Sanity to Save America” federal budget proposal to “measures designed to advance the cause of life.”

Satisfying the ‘hungry heart’: an interview with Bishop Barron 

Mar 16, 2024 / 06:00 am

Bishop Robert Barron provides both diagnoses of and prescriptions for the most pervasive spiritual maladies of our times.

Marco Rubio draws attention to pro-life strategy, spike in church vandalism

Mar 13, 2024 / 09:00 am

In an EWTN News interview, the Florida senator discussed pro-life strategy and holding the Biden administration accountable in addressing church vandalism.

Irish voters mull constitutional amendments downgrading traditional family structure

Mar 8, 2024 / 15:35 pm

Voters in Ireland went to the polls today to decide on whether or not to strip from the country’s constitution recognition of the central role of the traditional family.

In letter to ‘Jewish brothers and sisters’ Pope Francis laments ‘terrible increase’ in attacks against Jews

Feb 3, 2024 / 14:11 pm

Pope Francis lamented the “terrible increase in attacks against Jews around the world” that has taken place since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war last October.