Nicolás de Cárdenas

Nicolás de Cárdenas

Nicolás de Cárdenas has been the correspondent for ACI Prensa in Spain since July 2022. In his journalism career he has specialized in socio-religious topics, and he has also worked for local and international civil associations.

Articles by Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish bishops deliver six volumes of information on sex abuse cases to ombudsman

Mar 30, 2023 / 14:30 pm

Cardinal Juan José Omella said that these situations cause “great harm, not only to the Church but [also] to society.”

Courageous grandmother who led fight to stop removal of cross from plaza in Spain dies

Mar 27, 2023 / 12:30 pm

Teresa Agulló Cayuelas was fined for her efforts to prevent the removal of an emblematic cross in Callosa de Segura, a small town in southeastern Spain.

Marianists in Spain under fire for lack of transparency regarding sex ed program

Mar 26, 2023 / 08:00 am

Parents of students at a Marianist school in Spain expressed their “stark distrust” in the Marianists and in their sex ed program “Created to Love.”

Spanish bishop criticizes Constitutional Court for upholding euthanasia law

Mar 24, 2023 / 13:30 pm

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla charged that the court’s decision was one “in which ideology supersedes reason and law.”

Church in Spain has fewer than 1,000 diocesan seminarians for first time in 21 years

Mar 16, 2023 / 17:00 pm

Spanish seminaries continue to suffer a downward trend in enrollment.

Thousands turn out for pro-life march in Spain to oppose laws that threaten human life

Mar 13, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Thousands turned out for the Yes to Life march in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, March 12.

40 Days for Life in Spain tells volunteers to film or record their prayer time outside abortion clinics

Mar 8, 2023 / 07:28 am

The 40 Days for Life campaign in Spain has advised volunteers to record their entire prayer time due to pressure from abortion clinics.

Pontifical university in Spain asks alumni in survey if they are male, female, or ‘other’

Mar 2, 2023 / 17:00 pm

The Pontifical University of Comillas in Spain has sent a survey to its former students asking them to specify their “gender” as male, female, or “other.”

Spanish government reproached for lack of response to jihadist attack on churches that left one dead

Feb 27, 2023 / 11:25 am

The Observatory for Religious and Conscience Freedom criticized the Spanish government for its “silence and inaction” in the face of a jihadist attack.

Spain passes transgender law allowing minors treatment without parental consent

Feb 17, 2023 / 16:15 pm

The law will allow transgender genital surgery and hormonal treatments from the age of 16 without parental consent.

Spain passes new abortion law even more permissive than one upheld by Constitutional Court

Feb 17, 2023 / 15:45 pm

The law’s provisions are even more harmful than those of the law passed in 2010 that was recently upheld by the Constitutional Court.

Spanish bishop proclaims the right to life doesn’t come from the ballot box or a court

Feb 13, 2023 / 13:20 pm

“There are human beings who do not have human rights. It’s the obvious conclusion,” said Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of a Feb. 9 court decision.

Priest after earthquake in Syria: We have seen death before us

Feb 10, 2023 / 12:30 pm

Greek Catholic priest Father Fadi Najjar related how he and his community have faced the devastation caused by the Feb. 6 earthquake.

European bishops call for release of Nicaraguan bishop due to stand trial for conspiracy

Feb 8, 2023 / 15:25 pm

The president of the European bishops’ conferences has demanded “the immediate release” of Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

The Holy Family traveled more than 1,200 miles from Israel to Egypt and back

Jan 6, 2023 / 16:00 pm

“Coptic Christians have identified some 25 places where they believe Mary, Joseph, and Jesus stayed during their sojourn in Egypt,” an expert explained.

Priest in Spain who preached on the affective disorder of homosexuality publicly harassed

Dec 29, 2022 / 17:00 pm

Father Oscar Martín has been publicly harassed for preaching the Catholic doctrine on homosexuality.

Meet the Spanish Trappist mystic saint who helps those who suffer from diabetes

Nov 15, 2022 / 07:00 am

St. Rafael Arnáiz, who had diabetes, is considered one of the great mystics of the 20th century.

Spanish bishop appoints controversial former communist leader as head of campus ministry

Nov 9, 2022 / 15:00 pm

The Vox party has charged that the newly appointed head addressed voters in insulting terms and has asked the bishop to dismiss him.

Spanish bishop makes statement on alleged apparitions at Garabandal

Oct 20, 2022 / 17:20 pm

Bishop Manuel Sánchez Monge stated that “my position, like that of my predecessors, is that Rome’s assessment remains valid: ‘There are no signs of supernaturality.’”

The first hyper-realistic body of Christ based on the Holy Shroud is on exhibit in Spain

Oct 14, 2022 / 16:10 pm

Salamanca Cathedral is hosting the exhibition of the first hyper-realistic recreation of the body of Christ based on data obtained from the Shroud of Turin.