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

Mexican bishops: The country is spattered in the blood of the dead and disappeared

Jun 26, 2022 / 15:26 pm

"Our Mexico is being spattered in the blood of so many dead and disappeared," the Catholic Church in the country decried, remembering the thousands of victims of organized crime in the country, especially the two recently murdered Jesuit priests.

Cardinal criticizes Mexican president's anti-crime policy

Jun 23, 2022 / 16:19 pm

The "hugs not bullets" policy of the president is ineffective, says Guadalajara archbishop Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega.

Texas school shooting: Friend recalls faith of slain teacher and her heartbroken husband

Jun 16, 2022 / 16:25 pm

Irma and José Gómez were "always willing to help others."

Texas school shooting: Answer to cause of massacre lies in the culture of death, archbishop says

Jun 8, 2022 / 16:00 pm

The archbishop also lamented that the authorities "don’t want to commit to taking more effective and more radical responses.”

Nicaraguan bishop charges police, government persecution

May 20, 2022 / 17:25 pm

Bishop Rolando José Álvarez Lagos of Matagalpa has charged that the police of President Daniel Ortega’s government harassed him by following him all day and into the night, and announced he will fast indefinitely “on water and whey” until the harassment ends.

Priest killed near US-Mexico border

May 19, 2022 / 15:14 pm

The body of Father José Guadalupe Rivas Saldaña, 57, has been found with signs of violence on the outskirts of Tecate, a city located on the border with the United States in the Mexican state of Baja California. There are no suspects in the killing.

Medical expert debunks false claims of Planned Parenthood about abortion in El Salvador 

May 16, 2022 / 17:30 pm

A Salvadoran medical expert has debunked the false claims about abortion in El Salvador made by a former journalist now working for Planned Parenthood. 

Spanish bishop laments that Biden is fashioning a religion to suit his support for abortion

May 5, 2022 / 14:01 pm

Given the repeated attempts by Joe Biden to present abortion as compatible with the Catholic faith, a Spanish bishop lamented that the US president is fashioning a religion to "suit himself."

Mexico's bishops decry prevailing violence, impunity in the country

Apr 29, 2022 / 14:58 pm

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference expressed its concern Thursday over the ever-present threats to the lives of women and the weakest in the country.

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.