Diego Lopez Marina

Diego Lopez Marina

Diego Lopez Marina has a degree in Communication Sciences with a specialization in journalism from the University of San Martín de Porres (Peru). He began his professional career in 2015, as an editor for the Journalistic Archive area of the Diario El Comercio. In 2016 he began working as an writer for ACI Prensa and since 2018 he has been working as a web editor.

Articles by Diego Lopez Marina

Latin American pro-life leaders celebrate overturning of Roe v. Wade

Jun 28, 2022 / 15:30 pm

One leader said the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court will “undoubtedly have a positive impact on Latin America.”

More than 100,000 march for life in Spain

Jun 27, 2022 / 16:45 pm

Pro-lifers also protested proposed changes to the country’s abortion law.

Bishops call for dialogue, offer help amid Ecuador protests

Jun 24, 2022 / 18:00 pm

The bishops of Ecuador have called for dialogue in order to reach an agreement between the government and the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), which is leading nationwide protests that have left six dead.

Central American bishops support Nicaraguan clergy in face of persecution

May 24, 2022 / 15:03 pm

The bishops’ conferences of Costa Rica and Panama expressed their solidarity with the people and Catholic clergy of Nicaragua, who have been suffering persecution from the government of President Daniel Ortega.

Bishops call for peace, prayer after gunmen kill boy in Mexican church

May 23, 2022 / 14:53 pm

A three-year-old boy was killed by gang members who opened fire inside a church in Fresnillo in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.

Peru passes bill supporting parents' rights in education

May 10, 2022 / 15:55 pm

The Peruvian Congress on Thursday passed Bill 904, which supports the right of parents to educate their children according to their values and principles.

How overturning Roe v Wade would affect Latin America

May 4, 2022 / 16:20 pm

Pro-life leaders in Latin America have reacted to the possibility that the Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion throughout the United States may be overturned.

Colombians march in more than 70 cities to defend life, reject abortion

May 2, 2022 / 17:40 pm

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of people dressed in light blue and carrying banners and flags marched in more than 70 cities in Colombia to defend the life of the unborn child and to say no to abortion.

Vatican intervenes in conflict between Argentine archbishop, Discalced Carmelites

Apr 28, 2022 / 15:40 pm

The Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life will mediate in a conflict between Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello of Salta  and the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Salta of the San Bernardo monastery.

Burger King in Spain apologizes, pulls offensive Holy Week ads

Apr 18, 2022 / 14:59 pm

The fast-food chain Burger King in Spain has withdrawn and apologized for an offensive ad campaign that sparked outrage among Catholics during Holy Week.

Bill criminalizing prayer near abortion clinics protested outside Spain's Senate

Apr 6, 2022 / 14:05 pm

The Right to Live platform in Spain held a protest Wednesday in front of the the country’s Senate of a bill that would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics.

Thousands participate in Spanish pro-life march

Apr 4, 2022 / 13:54 pm

More than 1,000 people made their way through the streets of Toledo, Spain on Saturday to recall and publicly defend “that life is a gift from God” during the March for Women and Life.

Brazilian state court allows installation of Marian statue in Aparecida

Mar 30, 2022 / 16:00 pm

The Court of Justice of São Paulo has authorized the construction of a statue of Our Lady in Aparecida, after a more than two year legal battle involving an association of atheists who wanted to prevent the installation of the Marian image.

The blessed who influenced the pope to consecrate the world to Mary during World War II

Mar 21, 2022 / 13:30 pm

Blessed Alexandrina of Balazar influenced Venerable Pius XII to consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1942.

Spanish seminary takes in 60 refugees from Ukraine

Mar 14, 2022 / 12:01 pm

The seminary of the Diocese of Tarazona welcomed Sunday 60 refugees from Ukraine who arrived accompanied by dozens of volunteers who had helped them make the trip from the Polish-Ukrainian border.

Colombian pro-life leader says court's abortion decriminalization made women more vulnerable

Mar 3, 2022 / 10:44 am

A local pro-life leader believes that with the recent ruling of the Colombian Constitutional Court decriminalizing abortion up to six months of pregnancy, women will be "more unprotected" and their rights will be “more vulnerable.”

Bishop Zanchetta pleads not guilty at civil trial for sex abuse in Argentina

Feb 22, 2022 / 14:34 pm

Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, the Bishop Emeritus of Orán, denied Monday all charges of alleged sexual abuse of two former seminarians, during the first hearing of his civil trial.

Mexican bishops pray for 13 pilgrims killed in road accident 

Jan 31, 2022 / 15:26 pm

The Mexican Bishops Conference expressed its solidarity and offered prayers for the relatives of the 13 pilgrims who died Jan. 29 when the passenger van in which they were traveling overturned.

Puerto Rican archbishop condemns toppling of colonist's statue ahead of Spanish king's visit

Jan 26, 2022 / 15:08 pm

The Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico, Roberto Octavio González Nieves, expressed his sorrow and repudiated the demolition of the city’s statue of Juan Ponce de León, a Spanish colonizer who was Puerto Rico’s first governor.

Spanish bishops: Report that only vaccinated priests may minister a prank

Jan 6, 2022 / 15:19 pm

The Spanish bishops conference has said that a news report indicating priests not vaccinated against COVID-19 would be barred from ministry was a hoax.