Cynthia Perez

Cynthia Perez

Cynthia Pérez is a Peruvian Correspondent for ACI Prensa. With a Bachelor in Communication majoring in Communication of Development at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP), she is passionate about social projects, especially related with rights of persons with disabilities, public health and sustainability.

Articles by Cynthia Perez

Bogotá cathedral begins Jubilee Year marking bicentennial of its consecration

Apr 19, 2022 / 14:27 pm

On Sunday the Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá announced the beginning of a Jubilee Year granted by the Holy See on the occasion of the bicentennial of the church's consecration.

Colombian priest urges conscientious voting ahead of presidential election

Mar 31, 2022 / 14:24 pm

A Colombian priest has called on Catholics to be consistent with their religious convictions and the teaching of the Church when voting for their political representatives, as the country’s presidential election nears.

Spanish youth plan procession in honor of St Joseph

Mar 31, 2022 / 13:36 pm

The Saint Joseph Youth charitable association has invited the faithful to join a procession and Mass on May 1, the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, to honor and ask for the intercession of the patron of the universal Church in the face of the health, social, and political situation.

Church in Spain expresses its will that 'the truth shine forth' concerning cases of clerical abuse 

Mar 15, 2022 / 14:00 pm

Addressing the 506 cases of clerical abuse that the Spanish Bishop’s Conference has on record, conference spokesman Bishop Luis Argüello, expressed the Church’s will that "the truth shine forth" both for reparations for the victims, and that the thousands who serve in the Church do not unjustly live under "permanent suspicion."

Boy who embraced pope during WYD in Rio is now a young man discerning religious life

Jan 5, 2022 / 18:45 pm

During World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, in 2013, a boy made his way through the crowd to hug Pope Francis tearfully. That boy, now a young man, is discerning religious life.

Venezuela bishops: 45 priests and four bishops have died from COVID-19 since start of pandemic

Dec 15, 2021 / 13:45 pm

The bishops conference of Venezuela has released a report showing the heavy toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on its clergy.

Puerto Rican bishops encourage participation in march against gender ideology

Aug 5, 2021 / 16:30 pm

The bishops in Puerto Rico have encouraged participation in a march against gender ideology, a citizen initiative in response to the upcoming launch of the "gender perspective curriculum" announced by the territorial government.

Venezuelan bishops to address country's situation during plenary assembly

Jul 7, 2021 / 16:19 pm

The Venezuelan bishops’ plenary assembly, being held July 7-9, will address the country’s situation, as well as pastoral concerns.

As coronavirus spikes in Cuba, bishop calls for prayer to end pandemic

Jul 1, 2021 / 17:01 pm

Bishop Juan de Dios Hernández Ruiz of Pinar del Río on Wednesday called on the faithful to pray that through the intercession of Our Lady of Charity the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen a sharp rise in Cuba, would come to an end. 

Costa Rican bishop calls Catholics to witness to faith in public life

Jun 17, 2021 / 16:38 pm

The Bishop of Ciudad Quesada on Tuesday called on the faithful not to hide their faith in private, but to live it publicly and to share it with others, following the teaching of the Catholic Church.

Widowed deacon in Argentina ordained a priest

Jun 7, 2021 / 15:19 pm

Luis Avagliano served as a permanent deacon for 27 years, but after the death of his wife almost seven years ago he felt God's call to be “the father of many more children”, and was ordained a priest March 19.

Relic of Venezuela's 'doctor of the poor' tours hospitals

May 10, 2021 / 19:19 pm

A relic of Blessed José Gregorio Hernández Cisneros, known as the doctor of the poor, is being brought to hospitals and clinics in Ciudad Bolívar to bring hope to the sick and healthcare personnel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.