Contributing editors:

Mike Aquilina 

Mike Aquilina is a contributing editor to Angelus and the author or editor of more than 50 books on Catholic themes, including “The Fathers of the Church: An Introduction to the First Christian Teachers,” “The Mass of the Early Christians” and “Love in the Little Things: Tales of Family Life.” He is a popular speaker and EWTN television host and has lectured in the U.S. Capitol, Franciscan University, Penn State University, UCLA and elsewhere. He is also a poet and a songwriter. His poetry, collected in the volume, “Terms and Conditions,” has appeared in U.S. literary journals, and his works have been translated in many different languages. 

R.W. Dellinger

R.W. Dellinger, features editor for Angelus, is one of the deans of Catholic journalism in the United States. In a career that has spanned nearly three decades, Bob has told the story of the Church’s work for justice and peace through expert analysis, and narrative and investigative reporting from the “peripheries” of Los Angeles, among the poor, the homeless, the prisoner, and the disabled and marginalized. In 2018, the Catholic Press Association named him “Writer of the Year,” and said this about Bob’s work: “Amazing topics explored fully through, interviewing, observation and research. Beautifully done. … Dellinger shows us the place and faces where our faith is and where it should take us. A great body of work.”

Greg Erlandson 

Greg Erlandson, contributing editor to Angelus, is one of the world’s most respected Catholic journalists. He is currently editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service (CNS), overseeing the nation’s largest Catholic news agency. For 27 years he served at Our Sunday Visitor. He served as editor of OSV from 1989 until being promoted to editor-in-chief in 1992, and to president and publisher in 2000. Over the years Erlandson has played an increasingly active role in the Catholic press. He was president of the Catholic Press Association in the United States and Canada from 2011 to 2013. He was appointed twice as a consultant to the USCCB’s Committee on Communications, and has also been a consultant to the Pontifical Council for Social Communications. He is winner of the two highest awards in Catholic journalism, the Catholic Press Association’s St. Francis de Sales Award and the Bishop John England Award. 

Kathryn Jean Lopez 

Kathryn Jean Lopez is a contributing editor to Angelus, and editor-at-large of the National Review Online. She is also a Senior Fellow at the National Review Institute and a nationally syndicated columnist with United Media’s Newspaper Enterprise Association. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, The Human Life Review, First Things and elsewhere.  

Ruben Navarrette

Ruben Navarrette is a contributing editor to Angelus and a syndicated columnist with The Washington Post Writers Group and a columnist for the Daily Beast. He is a radio host, a frequent guest analyst on cable news, and member of the USA Today Board of Contributors and host of the podcast “Navarrette Nation.” Among his books are “A Darker Shade of Crimson: Odyssey of a Harvard Chicano.” 

Other contributors to Angelus: 

Victor Alemán

Victor Alemán is an award-winning veteran photojournalist and the editor of Angelus’ sister publication Vida Nueva. For more than 25 years, Victor has set the standard for the art of photojournalism through powerful works that tell the story of Catholic life in Los Angeles and Latin America. 

John L. Allen Jr

John L. Allen Jr. is one of the world’s most respected Vatican analysts. He is founder and editor of Crux and the author of nine books on the Vatican and Catholic affairs. His articles have appeared in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, CNN, NPR, and elsewhere, and he was a senior Vatican analyst for CNN. Allen contributes an exclusive essay to each print edition of Angelus and, through an exclusive content-sharing arrangement with Crux, provides news and analysis to Angelus News.

Robert Brennan

Robert Brennan is a weekly columnist for Angelus online and in print. He has written for many Catholic publications, including National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor. He spent 25 years as a television writer, and is currently the Director of Communications for the Salvation Army California South Division.

Grazie Pozo Christie

Dr. Grazie Pozo Christie grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, coming to the U.S. at the age of 11. She has written for USA Today, National Review, Washington Post and the New York Times, and has appeared on CNN, Telemundo, Fox News and EWTN. Her Angelus column, “With Grace,” earned a Catholic Press Association award for “Best Regular Column: Family Life” in 2018. She practices radiology in Miami, Florida, where she lives with her husband and five children. 

Claire Giangravé

Claire Giangravè is a reporter and editorial assistant at Crux. She covers Catholic news and the Vatican’s foreign and diplomatic relations. Before working at Crux, Giangravè was a producer and journalist at Class CNBC in Milan, covering global markets and the economy. She has also been an assistant producer at MSNBC and the Today Show, and she contributed to a PBS Frontline documentary on the Vatican and sex abuse scandals. 

Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein

Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein is an assistant professor of dogmatic theology at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. As Dawn Eden, she is the author of many books, including “Remembering God’s Mercy” and “The Thrill of the Chaste.” She was a rock journalist in New York City in the 1990s, and writes regularly about music and culture for Angelus. 

Dr. Scott Hahn

Dr. Scott Hahn is one of the most influential Catholic theologians and apologists in North America since the Second Vatican Council. Dr. Hahn is the founder of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and is the author of hundreds of articles in periodicals and journals and more than 50 books including “The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on Earth,” “A Father Who Keeps His Promises,” “Rome Sweet Home” and “A Pocket Guide to St. Paul.” 

Gary Jansen

Gary Jansen is a noted spiritual writer and director of Image Books and an executive editor at Penguin Random House. Among his many books are “The 15-Minute Prayer Solution,” “The Infernos of Dante and Dan Brown: A Visitor’s Guide to Hell” and “Station to Station.” As a lecturer, he has been featured on NPR, CNN, Huffington Post, and elsewhere. 

Heather King

Heather King is an essayist, blogger and speaker living in Los Angeles. She converted to Catholicism in 1996 and has written several essays and memoirs detailing her journey to God. Her books include “Parched: A Memoir,” “Shirt of Flame: A Year with Saint Thérèse of Lisieux” and “Famished: A Food Memoir, with Recipes!” Her weekly column for Angelus on arts, culture, faith and life, “The Crux,” won first place at the Catholic Press Association awards in 2018 for “Best Regular Column: Spiritual Life.” 

Father Ronald Rolheiser

Father Ronald Rolheiser, OMI, is a popular spiritual writer and theologian. He is president of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, and is author of many books, including “The Restless Heart,” “Forgotten Among the Lilies,” “The Passion and the Cross” and “Wrestling with God: Finding Hope and Meaning in Our Daily Struggles to be Human.”

Inés San Martin

Inés San Martín is an Argentinian journalist and Rome Bureau Chief for Crux. She is a frequent contributor to the print edition of Angelus and, through an exclusive content-sharing arrangement with Crux, provides news and analysis to Angelus News. 

Christopher White

Christopher White is the national correspondent for Crux. Formerly the Director of Catholic Voices USA, White’s work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, First Things, and many other print and online publications. 

Archbishop José H. Gomez

The Most Reverend Jose H. Gomez is publisher of Angelus and Archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Catholic community in the country. He is the Vice President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and a leading voice of compassion and reason on moral and spiritual issues in American public life and culture. He has played a leading role in the Catholic Church’s efforts to promote immigration reform. His writings, talks and homilies are collected at