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

Priests say they were told Cardinal Cupich made apostolic visit before Puerto Rican bishop’s removal

Apr 28, 2022 / 22:34 pm

Four priests of the Diocese of Arecibo in Puerto Rico say they were told that Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago made a secret apostolic visit there prior to the removal of Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres, an investigation by ACI Prensa has found.

The 1631 apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel in Mexico

Apr 25, 2022 / 16:58 pm

Saint Michael the Archangel appeared to Diego Lázaro de San Francisco, a young convert, for the first time on April 25, 1631 in what is now Mexico's Tlaxcala state.

An end to Holy Week displays in Spain? Never, priest tweets

Apr 18, 2022 / 14:55 pm

A Spanish priest gave a clear and forceful response to those who believed that the two years of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic would put an end to the public displays of faith during Holy Week in Spain.

This project seeks to bring the image of Our Lady Of Guadalupe all across the world

Apr 13, 2022 / 13:48 pm

"The Virgin Everywhere" project, which originated  in Mexico, seeks to bring the image and devotion of Our Lady of Guadalupe to all corners of the world.

Monterrey archbishop encourages families to share the faith during Holy Week

Apr 12, 2022 / 16:00 pm

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey encouraged the faithful on Sunday to take advantage of Holy Week “to share the faith with relatives.”

Is the Vatican about to dissolve the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae?

Apr 1, 2022 / 15:21 pm

In the most recent of a series of articles on the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, the online newspaper Crux suggests that the Vatican's decision to "dissolve" the society of apostolic life founded in Peru half a century ago may be imminent.

The Church asks prayers for peace on US-Mexico border

Mar 16, 2022 / 14:01 pm

On a day marked by violence on the border with the United States, the Diocese of Nuevo Laredo encouraged prayer for peace in that area, and throughout Mexico.

Puerto Rican bishop removed by pope feels 'blessed to suffer persecution'

Mar 9, 2022 / 11:39 am

Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres, who was relieved Wednesday of his office as Bishop of Arecibo, said that he feels "blessed to suffer persecution and calumny."

'Rain' of birds in Mexico not an apocalyptic sign, priest notes

Feb 18, 2022 / 17:00 pm

A recent video of a flock of blackbirds suddenly plummeting to the ground in Mexico should not be in any way taken as an apocalyptic sign, a priest has noted. 

Mexican diocese laments murders, attempts to silence, journalists

Feb 18, 2022 / 14:19 pm

Father Martín Lara Becerril, spokesman for the Diocese of Querétaro, lamented the murder of journalists in Mexico and the attempts to silence them, and encouraged those working in the media to have "great courage."

Mexican bishop: Apparent Eucharistic miracle of Tixtla has yet to be approved by Rome

Feb 16, 2022 / 14:54 pm

The case of the alleged Eucharistic miracle of Tixtla in Mexico has not yet been concluded and the decision of Pope Francis must be awaited, explained the recently retired Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Salvador Rangel Mendoza.

Mexican bishop denounces rampant corruption in the country

Feb 15, 2022 / 15:00 pm

Bishop Ramón Castro Castro of Cuernavaca denounced Sunday the "rampant corruption" that Mexico is experiencing.

Resignation of Argentine bishop accepted after controversy over seminary closure

Feb 7, 2022 / 15:00 pm

Pope Francis accepted Saturday the resignation of the Bishop Eduardo María Taussig of San Rafael.

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.