David Ramos

David Ramos

Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Universidad Privada del Norte in Trujillo, Peru. I have been part of the ACI Prensa team for more than 10 years. I have covered Pope Francis' trips to Ecuador, Paraguay, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Peru. I covered the beatification ceremony of today's Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador, in 2015. Special envoy for investigation in Honduras in 2016. Head of the ACI Prensa Office in Mexico since 2018.

Articles by David Ramos

Seeking peace in Mexico, four bishops meet with organized crime 

Feb 17, 2024 / 08:00 am

Four bishops from the Mexican state of Guerrero recently met with members of organized crime in an effort to seek peace in the region.

Nicaraguan dictatorship releases Bishop Álvarez, brother bishop, and priests

Jan 14, 2024 / 22:53 pm

The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega on Sunday released and sent to the Vatican two imprisoned Nicaraguan bishops along with 15 priests and seminarians.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua closes out 2023 with 2 bishops and 15 priests in custody

Jan 2, 2024 / 15:50 pm

Managua’s auxiliary bishop, Silvio José Báez, denounced the regime’s “relentless and abiding hatred of the Church.”

Fact or fiction? 9 popular myths about Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 12, 2023 / 04:00 am

In the 500 years since Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared, the image of Our Lady has become the subject of several popular myths and legends, especially in Mexico.

Archbishop justifies LGBT flags on coffins in Mexican cathedral

Nov 17, 2023 / 19:00 pm

Archbishop Gustavo Rodríguez Vega justified the draping of LGBT flags on the coffins of a gay activist and his partner during their funeral.

Mexican dubia cardinal: A synod ‘does not have doctrinal authority’

Oct 11, 2023 / 18:10 pm

In an Oct. 6 telephone interview with ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, the 90-year-old cardinal said “doctrinal authority resides in the pope.”

Bishop calls for intense day of prayer and fasting for end of violence in Mexico

Oct 3, 2023 / 18:50 pm

Bishop Cristóbal Ascencio García encouraged dedicating a day of prayer to “begging the Lord for the conversion of all for peace in justice.”

‘Sound of Freedom’ producer Eduardo Verástegui files as candidate for president of Mexico

Sep 9, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Verástegui, whose film “Sound of Freedom” ranks first at the box office in Latin America, filed his declaration of intention yesterday.

Mexican Supreme Court rules criminalization of abortion in Federal Penal Code unconstitutional

Sep 6, 2023 / 18:50 pm

The court’s First Chamber ruled the criminalization unconstitutional “since it violates the human rights of women and persons with the capacity to gestate.” 

Ecuador bishops condemn assassination of presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio

Aug 10, 2023 / 08:30 am

In a statement, the Ecuadorian bishops expressed their “deep solidarity” with Villavicencio’s family.

Papal envoys conclude visit in Sodalitium Christianae Vitae investigation

Aug 9, 2023 / 14:30 pm

Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu met with members of the society of apostolic life as well as with complainants and victims.

Recently baptized Korean woman comes to WYD to get to know Catholic community

Aug 2, 2023 / 15:00 pm

“It’s just so amazing to see all the Catholic youth from all over the world gathered here together through the faith, by the faith,” she said.

Actor Eduardo Verástegui may run for president of Mexico, says conservative party there ‘is dead’

Jul 8, 2023 / 04:00 am

The producer of the recent box office hit “Sound of Freedom” is pondering a run for president to restore the values of “God, country, and family” to Mexico.

Congressman renews request to visit bishop imprisoned by Nicaraguan dictatorship

Jul 7, 2023 / 12:27 pm

Rep. Chris Smith said he remains very concerned about the safety and well-being of Bishop Rolando José Álvarez after writing a letter to Ortega.

Archdiocese criticizes Mexico Supreme Court’s ‘tireless interest’ in decriminalizing abortion

Jun 26, 2023 / 16:30 pm

The archdiocese made its comments in an editorial in its weekly publication Desde la Fe (“From the point of view of faith”).

400-year-old church emerges from the waters in Mexico

Jun 21, 2023 / 12:15 pm

It is one of at least seven churches that are “buried” underwater or stone in different regions of Mexico.

Priest calls to conversion criminals who shot up church in Mexico

Jun 9, 2023 / 16:10 pm

The confrontation caused destruction both outside and inside the church, with images of Christ, the Virgin Mary and St. Anne damaged by bullets.

Petition in Mexico demands religious freedom, protection of priests and churches

Jun 8, 2023 / 17:00 pm

The Mexican platform Actívate (Get Active) delivered 10,400 signatures to the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH).

Priest in Mexico saves 3 children after gang violence leaves one dead, church shot up

Jun 7, 2023 / 16:00 pm

The violence occurred in a town fewer than 125 miles south of Cerocahui, where almost a year ago two Jesuit priests were murdered.

Ciborium stolen and Eucharist desecrated in chapel in Nicaragua

May 26, 2023 / 11:00 am

During the early hours of May 24, unidentified persons desecrated the chapel of Our Lady of Fatima in the small settlement of Campuzano.