Alejandro Bermudez

Alejandro Bermudez

Alejandro Bermudez, born in Lima, Peru is the Executive Director of the Catholic News Agency and the ACI Group, which includes ACI Prensa, ACI Digital, ACI Stampa, CNA Deutsche, and ACI Africa. He is also the host of the show "Cara a Cara" on EWTN in Spanish.

Articles by Alejandro Bermudez

A Lenten Cookbook? Yes, and it is great!

Jan 25, 2022 / 09:45 am

Like every good recipe, a good book has to do a lot with the ingredients. So what happens when you combine top biblical scholar and evangelist Scott Hahn with former Suiss Guard and award winning chef David Geisser? You guessed it: the best Lenten cookbook ever.

Bishop of Fort Worth asks for prayers for Synagogue hostage situation involving alleged Al Qaeda terrorist

Jan 15, 2022 / 20:53 pm

Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, made an urgent request to Catholics to pray for those involved in a hostage situation that took place at a synagogue in nearby Colleyville Saturday evening.

Book Review: How adoption is a great option for women, families

Jan 5, 2022 / 10:15 am

Is adoption a joyful alternative for parents or, to the contrary, a malevolent option to try to take away women's rights, as an AP story covered by secular media claims?

Archbishop Aquila opens parishes, launches emergency fund for victims of Colorado wildfires

Dec 31, 2021 / 14:06 pm

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver announced on Friday the establishment of an emergency fund to assist victims of the most destructive fires in Colorado’s history.

Vatican agency reveals number of missionaries murdered around the world during 2021

Dec 30, 2021 / 14:24 pm

22 Catholic missionaries were killed around the world in 2021, half of them in Africa, according to a report released by the Fides News Agency and distributed Thursday by the Vatican press office.

Physician blasts Justice Sonia Sotomayor for 'dead brain people' comment about fetal pain

Dec 1, 2021 / 16:22 pm

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor drew criticism from an accomplished physician for comments that appeared to draw a comparison between an unborn child and a corpse, suggesting that fetal movements recoiling from pain can be likened to reflexes in dead bodies.

Pro-life Catholic is surprise winner in first round of Chile’s presidential elections

Nov 22, 2021 / 01:30 am

José Antonio Kast is the son of German Catholic immigrants.

A Roe v. Wade reading list: Must-read books to understand the landmark abortion ruling

Nov 22, 2021 / 00:00 am

With oral arguments for the greatest challenge to Roe v. Wade in a half century set for Dec. 1, readers may be intrigued to know more about the landmark case. These books can help understand where Roe went wrong and how to get it right.

Cardinal Mahony attacks fellow bishops in interview published by the Vatican News service ahead of USCCB vote

Nov 16, 2021 / 13:50 pm

In an unusual interview published by Vatican News ahead of the U.S. bishops’ vote this week on the document titled “The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church,” Cardinal Roger Mahony, the retired Archbishop of Los Angeles, calls the upcoming document “totally unnecessary,” because, he says, it “was intended primarily to go after and penalize Catholic legislators.”

This is the book you need to finish out the Year of St. Joseph

Nov 15, 2021 / 09:11 am

Bringing her unique eye for the best of Catholic art, a renowned art scholar has put together a book honoring St. Joseph in a unique way: following the rise of his representation in Christian art.

Renew your call to be holy with Mother Angelica this Advent

Nov 9, 2021 / 11:00 am

Mother Angelica, the foundress of EWTN and the EWTN Family, fascinated audiences with her ability to address in plain language the fact that, quite frequently, it is difficult to understand God’s will for our lives. Especially when times are tough or when we enter a liturgical season like Advent, in which we know we are called to holiness... but we don't know how to achieve it in our daily lives.

Police identify suspect in Denver cathedral vandalism

Nov 3, 2021 / 17:14 pm

Metro Denver Police announced Nov. 2 that the individual who vandalized the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Oct.10 is Madeline Ann Cramer, 26, who supports abortion rights.

How to bring back the joy of courtship to strengthen Catholic marriages

Oct 28, 2021 / 10:58 am

How much would your marriage benefit if someone would plan for you one date of emotional and spiritual intimacy?  Dana Nygaard’s new book, "365 Dates to Renew Your Christian Marriage: Catholic Edition," is doing that for you for a full year.

Is there a Catholic way to deal with the current financial world?

Oct 20, 2021 / 11:30 am

As the financial world becomes more complex, and ways to make money - from shorting stocks to acquiring crypto currency - have become more morally muddled, many Catholics are asking themselves if there are any principles that can be followed to make sure that wealth does not come at the cost of our souls.

Why Our Lady of the Pillar is the patroness of Spain and the Americas

Oct 12, 2021 / 01:23 am

Our Lady of the Pillar (officially in Spanish, Nuestra Señora del Pilar de Zaragoza) is recognized as the first Marian apparition in history and is the only one that happened while the Virgin Mary was still alive.

The French geneticist that renounced to a Nobel Prize to defend the unborn is on his way to sainthood

Oct 11, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Ignatius Press has released the biography of one of the most brave and kind prolife heroes, French geneticist Jérôme Lejeune, one of the world's most important persons in his field, whose name was "buried" when he became one of the most devoted supporters of the pro-life cause in his native country and around the world. 

The trilogy of illustrated books that should be in every Catholic Household

Oct 11, 2021 / 09:00 am

We Catholics know that the three theological virtues are not only “very important.” They are our only path to salvation. All the other virtues will shine on Christians more or less based on education, nature, occasion, particular vocation and so on. But those three… we will go to Heaven by those three.

Our Lady of Victory and why October is the month of the Rosary

Oct 7, 2021 / 03:01 am

October is designated by the Catholic Church as the "Month of the Rosary" because in this month the Church celebrates the Marian advocation of "Our Lady of the Rosary" on Oct. 7.   

Is the US on the verge of becoming a country of many saints?

Oct 6, 2021 / 23:59 pm

With a growing number of causes of canonization finding their way to the Holy See, the United States could become one of the countries with the largest number of saints canonized in the 21st century.

Denver pro-life Eucharistic procession circles state's largest abortion clinic

Oct 6, 2021 / 20:31 pm

The Oct. 2 procession, part of the 40 Days for Life movement, began in the garden of the pro-life clinic and circled the abortion facility three times before benediction was offered back in the garden.