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

Church in Colombia thanks God for release of kidnapped father of soccer star Luis Díaz

Nov 9, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Luis Manuel Díaz, father of soccer player Luis Díaz, was held captive for nearly two weeks by the rebel group the National Liberation Army.

Archbishop Chaput offers advice to the Synod on Synodality

Oct 9, 2023 / 15:36 pm

In an article published Friday in First Things, the archbishop was asked what he would say to those attending the ecclesiastical event taking place in Rome.

French president wants right to abortion added to constitution

Oct 6, 2023 / 18:20 pm

In his speech for the 65th anniversary of the French Constitution, President Emmanuel Macron called for abortion to be included “as soon as possible.”

Two churches in Chile struck by arson

Oct 5, 2023 / 18:00 pm

St. Alberto Hurtado Chapel in the Archdiocese of Concepción and St. Joseph Church of the Diocese of Linares were set on fire over the weekend.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua arrests priest who prayed for imprisoned Bishop Álvarez

Sep 11, 2023 / 16:00 pm

In a message sent to ACI Prensa, lawyer Martha Patricia Molina stated that the priest “was kidnapped by the Sandinista Police” the night of Sept. 8.

Colombian bishop grateful ‘Sound of Freedom’ is exposing child trafficking in his country

Sep 10, 2023 / 05:00 am

Bishop Miguel González pointed out that the business of trafficking in minors “involves our country and demonstrates social and family degradation.”

6 things you should know about the persecution of the Catholic Church in Nicaragua

Aug 27, 2023 / 06:00 am

The Ortega dictatorship has not hesitated to expel nuns, shut down Catholic media outlets, take over ecclesiastical institutions and buildings, and seize money.

Dictatorship in Nicaragua blocks two priests who attended WYD from returning to the country

Aug 14, 2023 / 14:11 pm

The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega reportedly prohibited two priests from returning to Nicaragua from Lisbon, Portugal, where they participated in World Youth Day.

Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki killed two-thirds of the city’s Catholics 78 years ago

Aug 9, 2023 / 16:30 pm

Since the 16th century, Nagasaki has been an important center of Catholicism in Japan, initially evangelized by Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries.

The Church’s role in cease-fire between Colombian government and National Liberation Army

Jul 31, 2023 / 10:00 am

The 180-day cease-fire will go into effect Aug. 3 following what was agreed upon in the third round of talks that took place in Havana, Cuba.

Thousands march in Honduras against gender ideology in schools

Jul 24, 2023 / 16:50 pm

The parents’ movement “For our children” organized the march and on Facebook invited citizens to demonstrate “against gender ideology.”

Enough signatures collected for pro-life constitutional amendment process in Colombia

Jul 24, 2023 / 16:20 pm

The goal is to amend Article 11 of the country’s Magna Carta, which currently states that “the right to life is inviolable. There shall be no death penalty.”

Priest: Cuban government threatening religious who express opinion on country’s situation

Jul 24, 2023 / 12:30 pm

Father Alberto Reyes recently stated that members of the Church who denounce the injustices that occur in the country get calls and threats.

Church in Colombia to collaborate with government in search for remains of ‘disappeared’

Jul 4, 2023 / 10:00 am

The Colombian Bishops’ Conference will formally collaborate in the search for disappeared persons as a result of the guerrilla warfare in the country.

Deacon and layman wounded in armed attack in Colombia

Jul 3, 2023 / 16:30 pm

A deacon who is set to be ordained a priest next month and a layman were wounded early Sunday morning in Colombia.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights demands immediate release of Nicaraguan Bishop Álvarez

Jul 3, 2023 / 16:00 pm

In its June 27 ruling the IACHR also required the Nicaraguan government to report on the bishop’s situation by July 7 at the latest.

Report vindicates Cuba movement’s claim that Castro regime murdered their leader

Jun 15, 2023 / 17:00 pm

On June 12, the IACHR published a report on the deaths of two Catholic dissidents who died in 2012 after the car they were riding in crashed.

Cuban priest: 64 years is enough to prove the Cuban revolution didn’t work

May 31, 2023 / 14:25 pm

The priest pointed out that during these decades what has happened in Cuba is a precariousness of life and an increase in “the desire to escape.”

Church in Bogotá and Bergamo join together to help drug addicts recover

May 18, 2023 / 12:45 pm

The Church in Bergamo, Italy, and Bogotá, Colombia, have recently joined together to help people who have fallen into drug addiction to recover.

25,000 turn out for March for Life in Mexico City to demand an end to abortion

May 2, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Abortion was legalized in the Mexican capital in 2007.