Eduardo Berdejo

Eduardo Berdejo

Eduardo Berdejo has a Journalism degree from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (Peru). He has been a member of the ACI Prensa team since 2001. He has covered Pope Francis' visits to Cuba, Mexico, Colombia, and Peru. He also holds a diploma in Comparative Literature from the University of Piura (Peru) and has completed the Comprehensive Course on Style Correction at the Lima Publishing School (Peru).

Articles by Eduardo Berdejo

Mexican bishops defend the presence of Christian symbols on public property

Nov 8, 2022 / 09:24 am

On Nov. 9, a court will study a legal challenge that seeks to prohibit the placement of “decorative objects in allusion to the ‘birth of Jesus Christ’ on public property.”

Cuban dissident leader accuses dictatorship of sinking boat carrying migrants

Nov 4, 2022 / 14:36 pm

A boat from Miami that made a run to pick up a group of Cuban migrants sank when it was struck Oct. 29 by a Cuban coast guard vessel.

Mass in Ecuador to be offered for babies lost in miscarriage or as newborns

Oct 28, 2022 / 17:00 pm

On Nov. 1 the Archdiocese of Guayaquil will offer a Mass for children lost in miscarriage or as newborns.

Cuba threatens citizens to keep them from joining demonstrations

Oct 21, 2022 / 11:30 am

Eduardo Cardet, coordinator of the Christian Liberation Movement, charged that the residents of Velasco, a town in the Cuban province of Holguín, are being threatened with jail to prevent them from continuing to participate in demonstrations.

Another Catholic priest has been ‘kidnapped’ by Nicaragua’s government, says exiled churchman

Oct 17, 2022 / 16:05 pm

According to a prominent human rights group, Father Enrique Martínez Gamboa is the 11th Catholic priest to be arrested and detained by the Ortega government.

Bishop warns of humanitarian crisis on Colombia-Panama border involving migrants to U.S.

Oct 13, 2022 / 15:00 pm

For several days, thousands of migrants, many of them Venezuelans, have been arriving in the area of Colombia that lies across the Gulf of Urabá from Panama.

Hundreds of men pray the rosary in the rain in Bogotá, Colombia

Oct 12, 2022 / 10:00 am

Hundreds of men gathered Oct. 8 in front of the Basilica of Our Lady of Lourdes in Bogotá, Colombia, to join the worldwide Men’s Rosary.

Bogotá councilwoman files complaint against mayor for failing to prevent cathedral attack

Oct 6, 2022 / 14:10 pm

The councilwoman’s complaint accused Mayor Claudia López of not fulfilling her “constitutional and legal duties in maintaining public order.”

Catholics launch initiative in Spain to help fleeing Cubans

Oct 5, 2022 / 17:20 pm

With the increasing number of Cubans settling in Madrid, a group of Catholics has launched the Cobijo Project to welcome and help their compatriots to integrate into Spanish society.

Gang violence prevents evening Masses in Colombian city

Sep 2, 2022 / 15:44 pm

Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya of Buenaventura explained Wednesday that drug gang violence in the Colombian port city has forced the churches to celebrate Masses before the evening, since the criminals dictate when people can be out on the streets.

Colombian archdiocese publishes list of abuse complaints, actions taken

Aug 31, 2022 / 08:00 am

The Archdiocese of Medellín has published the list of complaints of sexual abuse by priests it has received in the last 30 years as well as the actions taken by the Church in response.

Persecuted bishop in Nicaragua tells faithful to overcome evil with good

Aug 12, 2022 / 14:00 pm

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, who has been under house for eight days, called on the faithful not to be afraid because evil never prevails.

The history behind the persecution of the Catholic Church in Nicaragua

Aug 12, 2022 / 04:00 am

How did the Central American country come to such a crisis?

Colombian archbishop proposes more than one year of marriage prep

Jul 15, 2022 / 16:41 pm

Archbishop Ricardo Antonio Tobón Restrepo of Medellín called for the implementation of the "catechumenal itineraries for married life" proposed by the Vatican, including a yearlong phase beginning with a commitment rite and then a few months of more immediate preparation.

Bishops ask for contributions to aid flood victims in Colombia

Jul 14, 2022 / 19:00 pm

Torrential winter rains in the departments of Sucre, Córdoba, and Bolívar in northern Colombia have affected thousands of people.

Real Madrid offers European Cup to the Virgin of Almudena

May 31, 2022 / 12:25 pm

Real Madrid CF returned Sunday to Spain after winning the EUFA Champions League final, and offered the Virgin of Almudena both this trophy and that it won April 30 by winning the Spanish football league.

Uvalde shooting victim's last video: When we die we will be with Christ

May 28, 2022 / 15:20 pm

Christ died for us and when we die we will be with him, was the last message left on her TikTok account by the girl Ellie García, one of the 21 victims of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

The Church asks Colombia, Venezuela to resume diplomatic relations to address migration

May 26, 2022 / 16:00 pm

The Church has asked the governments of Colombia and Venezuela to resume their “truncated binational relations” in order to respond effectively to the challenges involved in serving migrants.

Colombian bishops lament court's approval of assisted suicide

May 13, 2022 / 15:59 pm

The Colombian Bishops’ Conference said it was deeply pained by the Constitutional Court’s Wednesday ruling decriminalizing assisted suicide, and urged the authorities to make decisions aimed at protecting life "and not its destruction."

Seminarian jailed amid Cuba protests

Jul 15, 2021 / 16:19 pm

Rafael Cruz Dévora, a seminarian, was arrested on Monday after participating in protests of Cuba’s communist government.