John-Henry Westen is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the first life-and-family issues news service operating on the Internet: LifeSiteNews.com. A veteran journalist and speaker, John-Henry is the author of thousands of articles on life, family, faith and culture; his LifeSiteNews.com articles have appeared in hundreds of publications worldwide.
Founded in 1997 and based in Front Royal, VA, LifeSiteNews.com is the largest pro-life, pro-family news website on the Internet with an average of 5 million page views per month.
Westen has spoken at conferences and retreats, and appeared on radio and television throughout North America, Europe, Oceania and Asia.
Westen founded the Rome Life Forum an annual strategy gathering of pro-life leaders from all over the world held in Rome.
He also co-founded Voice of the Family, an international network of Catholic life and family leaders who were the leading spokesmen for orthodox lay Catholics during the Vatican’s recent Synod on the Family.
He is the host of the upcoming TV talk show Truth & Lies. John-Henry serves on the executive of the Canadian National March for Life Committee, and the annual National Pro-Life Youth Conference. He is a consultant to Canada’s largest pro-life organization Campaign Life Coalition, and serves on the executive of the Ontario branch of the organization. He has run three times for political office in the province of Ontario representing the Family Coalition Party.
John-Henry earned an MA from the University of Toronto in School and Child Clinical Psychology and an Honours BA from York University in Psychology. He and his wife Dianne have eight children.
Featured Media Clips
- Truth & Lies - Is the Fetus Just a Blob of Tissue?- TV talk show Truth & Lies.(First episode aired Augest 2,2015)
- The O’Reilly Factor (Dec 14, 2004)
- RT Cross Talk (March 15, 2013)
- The Janet Meeford Show – Salem Radio Network (April 14, 2014)
- Sun TV (March 30, 2013)
- Catholic Answers radio show on EWTN
- The Ed Morrissey Show (October 23, 2014)
- Massive confusion in wake of Vatican miscommunications, Synod require clarifications - Speech at the Rome Life Forum (May 20, 2015)
- Daily Caller - Articles by John-Henry Westen published (2014-2015)
- Want to Stop Sex Trafficking? Look to America's Porn Addiction - Huffington Post (Jan 28, 2015)
- From pain-capable to no tax-payer funding for abortion - The Hill (Jan 23, 2015)
- CNS News - Articles by John-Henry Westen published (2014-2015)
- The Federalist - Article:"Same-Sex Marriage Won't bring us Peace" (June 26,2015)
- Huffington Post -"Want to Stop Sex Trafficking? Look to America's Porn Addiction"(Jan 28,2015)