Blanca Ruiz

Blanca Ruiz

Spain correspondent for ACI Prensa ( / ACI Group. She has a degree in Journalism and specialized in Social and Religious Information. Blanca spent 4 years in Rome covering information from the Vatican and major events, such as the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the conclave that elected Pope Francis.

Articles by Blanca Ruiz

Spanish youth launch prayer campaign ahead of euthanasia law taking effect

Jun 16, 2021 / 16:29 pm

A group of young Catholics have launched "1 Week for Life", a campaign of prayer and fasting for the end of euthanasia in Spain and the world, the conversion of all souls, and the promotion of a culture of life.

Spanish bishop cricitizes bill that would criminalize pro-life witness near abortion clinics

Jun 9, 2021 / 17:00 pm

The secretary general of the Spanish bishops’ conference on Saturday questioned on Twitter a bill proposed by the ruling Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party that would criminalize “harassment” of women entering abortion clinics.

Spanish Civil War martyrs of Astorga 'didn't let themselves be overcome by fear'

Jun 1, 2021 / 16:01 pm

Three laywomen who were martyred near Astorga in 1936 amid the Spanish Civil War were beatified on Saturday.

Gaza's only Catholic priest calls Israel-Gaza violence 'extremely serious'

May 17, 2021 / 13:38 pm

The sole Catholic priest in the Gaza Strip has warned of the severity of the recent violence between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.

Bishop describes 'troubling disagreement' between Spanish episcopate, government

Apr 23, 2021 / 16:00 pm

Spain’s bishops have a “troubling disagreement” with the country’s coalition government, led by socialists, which aims at restricting freedom of conscience and marginalizing the teaching of religion in schools, the secretary general of the bishops’ conference has said.

Construction of Marian tower on Sagrada Familia begins

Apr 22, 2021 / 19:00 pm

Work began Tuesday on the completion of the spire atop the Virgin Mary’s tower of Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, and is scheduled to be completed in December.