Keith Fournier


Deacon Keith Fournier was ordained in 1997 for service in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond. He is the Editor in Chief at Catholic Online and holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Theology from the John Paul II Institute of the Lateran University (MTS), a Juris Doctor Law Degree Law (JD) from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and is a PhD candidate in Moral Theology at the Catholic University of America where he is currently writing his Doctoral Dissertation. Deacon Fournier is a constitutional lawyer who appeared in four cases before the United States Supreme Court on Pro-Life, Religious Freedom and Pro-family issues. He has written eight books on matters of faith, family and the Christian life and is widely published in the broader Christian community on matters of life, faith, and family, and cultural and social issues. He hosted a daily national radio program called “Purpose for Living,” as well as several television series on Christian family and contemporary issues on EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network). He and his wife Laurine have been married for 34 years and have five grown children and six grandchildren.Biography by Dr. Italy