Diego López Marina

Diego López 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 López Marina

Notre Dame fire, 5 years later: What are the plans for reopening the cathedral in Paris?

Apr 15, 2024 / 14:45 pm

The reopening of the Notre Dame Cathedral is scheduled to begin with a triduum on Dec. 7 that will include the official inauguration.

Filipino Catholic Church presents official portrait of 13-year-old girl considered for sainthood

Apr 9, 2024 / 16:30 pm

The official portrait of Servant of God Niña Ruíz-Abad was presented during the opening of the diocesan phase of her cause for canonization on Sunday, April 7.

What is transhumanism and what are its ethical challenges? A Catholic philosopher responds

Mar 30, 2024 / 07:00 am

In a recent interview with ACI Prensa, Argentine philosopher Mariano Asla offered a critical analysis of transhumanism.

More Holy Week processions prohibited in Cuba

Mar 28, 2024 / 16:00 pm

The regime of President Miguel Díaz-Canel in Cuba has prohibited several Holy Week processions in different cities of the country.

Cuban archbishop makes emotional plea to Virgin Mary for electricity, food, and freedom 

Mar 26, 2024 / 17:30 pm

The archbishop of Santiago de Cuba, Dionisio Guillermo García, offered a lengthy prayer before the nation’s patroness, the Virgin of Charity of Cobre.

Princess Kate reveals cancer diagnosis; Catholic prelate praises her courage, encourages prayers

Mar 22, 2024 / 18:00 pm

The Princess of Wales, Catherine “Kate” Middleton, surprised the world by publicly announcing she is fighting cancer and is in the early stages of treatment.

Haiti’s Catholic bishops issue urgent appeal for end to violence

Mar 22, 2024 / 12:00 pm

Amid the violence racking the country, the Haitian Bishops’ Conference has issued an urgent call for an end to the widespread violence.

Power outages, food shortages trigger social unrest in Cuba

Mar 19, 2024 / 16:15 pm

Layman Osvaldo Gallardo and Catholic priest Father Alberto Reyes shared with ACI Prensa the causes of this latest crisis in the island nation.

Vatican Observatory publishes new method to better understand the Big Bang theory

Mar 18, 2024 / 08:00 am

Two priests from the Vatican Observatory have made further progress in developing a new mathematical method to understand the Big Bang theory.

Peru’s Congress approves legislation protecting pregnant women and their babies

Mar 15, 2024 / 16:00 pm

Peru’s Congress approved a bill that establishes the obligation of the state to guarantee “the pregnant mother [and] the unborn child.”

Christians in Gaza face ‘worst period’ since start of war, report says

Mar 14, 2024 / 07:00 am

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need reported that the Christian community in Gaza “is going through the worst period” since the start of the war.

Abortion laws in Latin America: Which side is winning?

Mar 12, 2024 / 17:00 pm

Latin America is in the midst of a prolonged debate on abortion, with laws varying significantly from country to country.

Archbishop of Port-au-Prince: ‘There is real danger of civil war in Haiti’

Mar 11, 2024 / 16:20 pm

Port-au-Prince Archbishop Max Leroy Mésidor shared his perspective on the difficult situation facing his country and the pastoral work of the Church.

French bishops lament country’s enshrinement of abortion in constitution

Mar 1, 2024 / 16:00 pm

The French Bishops’ Conference said it was “saddened” by the Senate’s overwhelming passage of the constitutional measure.

In mourning, actor Gary Sinise extols his son’s musical legacy, love of the Catholic faith

Feb 29, 2024 / 18:00 pm

Gary Sinise, the Catholic actor who played Lt. Dan in the 1994 movie “Forrest Gump,” announced the death of his 33-year-old son Mac, the victim of a rare form of cancer.

Two San Francisco Bay Catholic schools to close over security and other concerns

Feb 27, 2024 / 07:00 am

In addition to security issues, the Diocese of Oakland said the reasons for the closings include the presence of human trafficking activity near the school.

Ecuadorian bishops oppose decriminalization of euthanasia: ‘Human life is sacred’

Feb 15, 2024 / 18:30 pm

“Human life is sacred and inviolable. Any complicity with death ends up being paid for by the weakest and most vulnerable,” the bishops said.

10 important things to know about Ash Wednesday

Feb 14, 2024 / 10:20 am

Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, which is structured to spiritually prepare to walk with the Lord through his passion and celebrate his resurrection.

Ecuador’s Constitutional Court decriminalizes euthanasia

Feb 8, 2024 / 15:45 pm

According to one pro-life leader, “this is a very hard blow against the human dignity and constitutional rights of Ecuadorians.”

Cardinal Lacunza found alive in Panama

Feb 1, 2024 / 18:10 pm

Cardinal José Luis Lacunza was found “safe and sound” today after being missing since Tuesday, Jan. 30.