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

Mexico City archbishop to Supreme Court: An attack on life is an attack on God

Sep 10, 2021 / 15:00 pm

Following the ruling by Mexico’s Supreme Court opening the door to the decriminalization of abortion, the Archbishop of Mexico warned that an attack "on life, is an attack on God."

Mexican Supreme Court, in decision of 'infamy,' annuls constitutional protections for unborn

Sep 9, 2021 / 16:40 pm

The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), the highest judicial body in Mexico, ruled September 9 against the protection of life from conception in the Constitution of the Mexican state of Sinaloa. This is the court's second ruling in favor of abortion in less than a week, a ruling that could have dramatic consequences in the other states of the country.

Mexican Supreme Court invalidates state's pro-life law

Sep 7, 2021 / 15:12 pm

Mexico’s Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated several articles that protected life from conception in the penal code of the state of Coahuila, opening the door to legal abortion.

Mexican bishops say government proposal of 'humanitarian camp' for migrants is unilateral

Sep 4, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The bishops of Mexico on Thursday said that a proposal of the Instituto Nacional de Migración to establish a "humanitarian camp" for migrants at the country’s southern border is unilateral, and they have yet to agree to it. 

Mexico's bishops oppose measures to contain and return migrants at country's southern border

Sep 1, 2021 / 15:08 pm

The bishops of Mexico have reiterated their opposition to the "contain and return measures" implemented by their government to stop migrants passing through the country.

Venezuelan bishops criticize National Guard for obstructing aid to victims of rains, landslides

Aug 31, 2021 / 17:29 pm

The Venezuelan bishops’ conference criticized on Monday the Venezuelan National Guard for hindering the work of providing humanitarian aid to the regions affected by the recent heavy rains and landslides.

Spanish prolifers urge publication of 2010 Constitional Court ruling on abortion law

Aug 23, 2021 / 17:00 pm

Pro-lifers in Spain demand "no more silence" from Constitutional Court on their unpublished 2010 ruling on abortion law.

Mexico City archdiocese encourages COVID vaccination

Aug 23, 2021 / 16:00 pm

The Archdiocese of Mexico called Sunday on the faithful voluntarily to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but is currently not considering making it  mandatory for clerics or employees. 

Legislators in Mexican state pledge not to discuss decriminalizing abortion 

Aug 21, 2021 / 06:01 am

A pro-life activist welcomed Wednesday a commitment from legislators in the state of Mexico not to discuss any bill to decriminalize abortion in the coming days.

'The just are paying for sinners': A Costa Rican Traditional Latin Mass supporter on Traditionis custodes

Aug 18, 2021 / 14:15 pm

A group which has promoted the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass in Costa Rica has lamented that with Pope Francis’ motu proprio Traditionis custodes, "the just are paying for sinners."

Puerto Rican bishop recognizes right to conscientious objection to COVID vaccines

Aug 18, 2021 / 13:45 pm

The Bishop of Arecibo has recognized the right to conscientious objection to vaccines against COVID-19, and announced that clerics will be able to sign exemptions for those who request them.

Bishops in Mexico's Hidalgo state affirm opposition to abortion after decriminalization

Aug 14, 2021 / 06:01 am

The bishops in the Mexican state of Hidalgo on Tuesday exhorted respect for life from conception, after the state legislature decriminalized elective abortion up to 12 weeks.

Lima archbishop proposes replacing priests with laity as pastors

Aug 12, 2021 / 16:00 pm

The Archbishop of Lima last month presented his proposal to replace priests with lay people in parishes in the Peruvian capital.

How devotion to Saint Lawrence in Ciudad Juarez came to be

Aug 10, 2021 / 16:25 pm

Devotion to St. Lawrence, the third century Roman deacon and martyr, took root in what is now the border area of Mexico and the United States more than three centuries ago, and he is now one of the patron saints of the Diocese of Ciudad Juárez.

40 Days for Life in Mexico says its volunteers are free to get vaccinated against Covid or not

Aug 7, 2021 / 06:00 am

40 Days for Life In Mexico said Wednesday that "regarding the issue of vaccines, each of the volunteers and people who are involved with the movement is free to make their decision regarding whether to get vaccinated or not."

Ecuadorian bishops congratulate their country's first woman to win an Olympic gold medal

Aug 2, 2021 / 14:40 pm

The Ecuadorian bishops congratulated on Twitter Neisi Dajomes, the country’s first woman to win gold in the Olympics, for her victory: "Thank you for infecting us with your enthusiasm and joy! God bless you!"

At least 12 priests in Mexico have died from COVID-19 in two months

Jul 27, 2021 / 14:15 pm

The most recent report from the Catholic Multimedia Center (CCM) shows that at least 12 priests and a Mexican nun have died from the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico in the last two months.

Cuban government preparing a law regulating dissidents’ defense lawyers

Jul 22, 2021 / 15:19 pm

Cuba’s communist government has drafted a law that would equate the role of dissidents’ defense lawyers with that of public officials.

Priest beaten, arrested amid Cuba protests

Jul 12, 2021 / 12:03 pm

Father Castor Álvarez was beaten and arrested in Camagüey while he was defending young protesters amid protests of Cuba’s communist government on Sunday.

Mexican bishop seeks priest exorcist

Jul 9, 2021 / 10:50 am

Bishop José Armando Álvarez Cano of Tampico is seeking an exorcist for the diocese.