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

Bishop-elect dies within days of his episcopal consecration 

Apr 11, 2024 / 14:05 pm

The Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland, announced that Father Martin Chambers passed away at the age of 59 just weeks before being consecrated bishop.

‘Out of Christian charity,’ priests bury migrants who died in Darien jungle

Apr 5, 2024 / 17:00 pm

The inhospitable Darién jungle has for years become an unavoidable route for hundreds of thousands of migrants who want to reach the United States.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Peruvian archbishop

Apr 2, 2024 / 16:15 pm

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes, Peru.

‘Cuba Decides’ initiative says Cubans are ready to transition to democracy

Mar 21, 2024 / 17:05 pm

The Cuba Decides initiative is calling on the international community to support the country’s peaceful transition to democracy.

Central American bishops to address migration crisis in Darien jungle

Mar 8, 2024 / 07:00 am

The meeting was convened by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and will take place in Panama City.

UN calls on Nicaragua to disclose where it is holding abducted Bishop Isidoro Mora

Jan 8, 2024 / 17:20 pm

“We urge the government of Nicaragua to urgently report the whereabouts of Bishop Mora, a victim of forced disappearance for 16 days,” the U.N. office stated.

Cardinal Filoni warns that Christians in the Holy Land are feeling the dearth of pilgrims

Jan 8, 2024 / 16:50 pm

The grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, concluded on Jan. 3 a five-day visit to the Holy Land.

Pope Francis urges humanitarian response to Darien migration tragedy

Dec 20, 2023 / 18:50 pm

“We need the joint effort of the most directly affected countries and the international community to prevent this tragic reality,” Pope Francis said.

Cardinal Becciu convicted: six things to know about the prelate and his trial

Dec 19, 2023 / 10:15 am

Cardinal Angelo Becciu is the first cardinal to be sentenced by a Vatican court since its creation as a city-state in 1929.

St. Januarius’ blood miraculously liquifies again in Naples

Dec 18, 2023 / 18:40 pm

The Archdiocese of Naples, Italy, announced that the miracle of the liquefaction of the blood of St. Januarius was repeated Saturday.

Nahida and Samar: Mother and daughter killed in attack on Gaza parish

Dec 18, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Vatican News reported Dec. 16 that Samar Anton was killed while she was trying to help her mother, Nahida Anton, who was hit by Israeli gunfire.

World’s ‘largest living Nativity scene’ opens in Colombia

Dec 9, 2023 / 08:00 am

Since Dec. 2, the faithful in Barranquilla, Colombia, have been able to visit the staging of “the largest Nativity scene in the world.”

Italian bishop suspends selecting godparents for baptism and sponsors for confirmation

Dec 8, 2023 / 19:00 pm

Bishop Mario Vaccari of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli in Italy said he made his decision because “emotional ties” have been prioritized over pastoral ones.

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.