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FounderFoundation for Evangelization through the Media (FEM)
Key people
Olivier Bonnassies (President)

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 is based in France and operates in six languages worldwide. It has the approval of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization.[1]

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 word aletheia (Ancient Greek: ἀλήθεια) means truth or disclosure in philosophy. It was used in Ancient Greek philosophy and revived in the 20th century by Martin Heidegger.


  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.