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

Pro-life ads removed in several Spanish cities

Jan 24, 2022 / 16:00 pm

Alfonso Galdón, founding president of the Spanish political party Valores, denounced Friday the Murcia city government for banning the pro-life “Cancelled” ad campaign.

Spanish theologian warns German Synodal Way poses great danger to the Church

Jan 21, 2022 / 14:00 pm

Spanish theologian Fr. José Antonio Fortea has warned of what he calls the serious danger to the Catholic Church posed by the synodal path in Germany.

Diocese announces sanctions on Spanish bishop who attempted marriage

Dec 13, 2021 / 18:19 pm

The apostolic administrator of Solsona announced Saturday that the diocese’s former bishop, Xavier Novell i Gomà, had incurred suspension when he attempted marriage last month.

Nearly 2 million pilgrims visited the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City

Dec 13, 2021 / 14:54 pm

Almost 2 million pilgrims visited the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City between Dec. 1 and her Solemnity on Dec. 12, the Mexico City government reported.

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

Dec 10, 2021 / 08:00 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, where she appeared. 

Report: Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America unfairly attacked by Spanish newspaper

Dec 7, 2021 / 11:50 am

Pro-life pregnancy centers in Latin America were unfairly and inaccurately portrayed in a recent article published by a Spanish newspaper, an investigation by ACI Prensa has found.

What would the overturning of Roe mean for Latin America?

Dec 2, 2021 / 14:02 pm

If the US Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion across the country in 1973, what impact would it have on Latin America? Pro-life leaders in Latin America spoke to ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish language sister news agency, about how a ruling reversing Roe v. Wade would impact each of their countries.

Bolivian archdiocese condemns feminist violence against those protecting churches 

Nov 29, 2021 / 15:42 pm

The Archdiocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra has condemned the violence perpetrated outside its cathedral by feminist demonstrators Nov. 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Mexican Electoral Tribunal rules political party's pro-life ads 'offensive'

Nov 9, 2021 / 15:00 pm

Mexico’s Electoral Tribunal ruled Thursday that political ads against abortion and adoption by same-sex couples from the the Solidarity Encounter Party “contain statements and images of an offensive and/or denigrating nature.”

Child of raped minor in Bolivia dies shortly after forced delivery at 24 weeks

Nov 8, 2021 / 17:14 pm

The child of a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim in Bolivia died several hours after his birth on Saturday. The mother had refused to procure abortion, and was made to deliver her child when she was 24 weeks pregnant.

Planned Parenthood grant recipient in Peru loses in court in attempt to silence ACI Prensa

Nov 2, 2021 / 16:30 pm

Promsex, an organization that promotes the decriminalization of abortion in Peru, lost in court in its attempt to silence ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish language news partner, and to hide its ties with Planned Parenthood.

Twelve bishops under investigation by Church in Mexico for covering up sexual abuse 

Nov 2, 2021 / 15:20 pm

Archbishop Franco Coppola, the apostolic nuncio to Mexico, said that to date there are 12 bishops being investigated by the Catholic Church for allegedly covering up cases of cases of the sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults in the country, but that nothing has been determined so far.

St José Sánchez del Río's witness highlighted at Mexican Martyrs Shrine statue dedication

Oct 18, 2021 / 17:01 pm

At the dedication of the statue of Saint José Sánchez del Río at Guadalajara’s Martyrs Shrine, the city’s archbishop highlighted the saint’s witness and encouraged young people to be inspired by his life.

Spanish bishop who resigned from office will attempt marriage

Oct 15, 2021 / 14:01 pm

Bishop Xavier Novell Gomà, who resigned as Bishop of Solsona in August, has applied for a civil marriage license with his partner, who is herself a divorcee.

Dean resigns after filming of questionable music video in Toledo Cathedral

Oct 12, 2021 / 17:45 pm

Fr. Juan Miguel Ferrer Grenesche, dean of the Toledo Cathedral, has submitted his resignation following the improper use of the sacred space in a music video which includes sensual dance scenes within the church.

Toledo archbishop apologizes for "misuse of a sacred place" after questionable music video filmed in cathedral

Oct 8, 2021 / 14:39 pm

Archbishop Francisco Cerro Chaves of Toledo apologized Friday for the improper use of the city’s cathedral in a music video, which includes sensual dance scenes within the church.

Hundreds of thousands attend march 'for women and for life' in Mexico City

Oct 4, 2021 / 17:29 pm

More than 300,000 people participated in a march in favor of women and of life in Mexico City on Sunday, with more than 1 million total in associated marches across the country.

Video: Lava destroys church on La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 27, 2021 / 12:48 pm

Lava from the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma in the Canary Islands destroyed the church of Saint Pius X in the Todoque neighborhood in the town of Llanos de Aridane on Sept. 26.

Salvadoran archbishop thanks president for promise not to approve pro-abortion constitutional changes

Sep 23, 2021 / 17:00 pm

The Archbishop of San Salvador thanked Saturday the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, for his commitment not to approve abortion, gender ideology, or euthanasia in the constitutional reforms outlined by his government. 

Mexican Supreme Court invalidates medical conscientious objection law

Sep 21, 2021 / 11:25 am

Mexico's Supreme Court on Monday invalidated an article of the General Health Law that broadly provided for medical personnel's conscientious objection to participating in treatments, such as abortion.