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

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.

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.’”

Opus Dei announces an extraordinary general congress to change its statutes

Oct 5, 2022 / 22:00 pm

The prelate of Opus Dei, Monsignor Fernando Ocáriz, announced in a letter Oct. 5 that he will convene the congress to adapt the prelature’s statutes to the instructions in the motu proprio “Ad charisma tuendum.”

Preoccupation with money distances us from God, Spanish bishop warns

Sep 17, 2022 / 07:00 am

In his weekly pastoral letter on Sept. 15, Bishop Demetrio Fernández González of Córdoba said that the desire for money “takes us away from God, dulls our soul.”

Spanish court confirms former priest’s 30-year sentence for sexual abuse

Sep 14, 2022 / 15:05 pm

Spain’s Supreme Court has confirmed an appeal court’s sentence for a man convicted of sexually abusing minors and who was expelled from the clerical state in 2019.

Spanish bishop encourages prayer in face of drought

Sep 2, 2022 / 12:48 pm

Bishop Demetrio Fernández González of Córdoba is encouraging the faithful to "lift up prayers to God asking for rain" in the face of Spain’s drought.

Archbishop criticizes Spanish government’s approval of abortion bill

Sep 1, 2022 / 14:35 pm

Archbishop Luis Javier Argüello Garcia of Valladolid criticized Spain’s Council of Ministers Tuesday for approving an abortion bill, stressing that abortion “is never a right” and that the bill’s content is “totally symptomatic of a way of governing.”

Spanish bishops stand in solidarity with Church in Nicaragua, persecuted by Ortega government

Aug 18, 2022 / 11:29 am

At least two Spanish archdioceses have expressed their support for the Church in Nicaragua, which is being persecuted by prsident Daniel Ortega, with messages of solidarity on social media.

Spanish shrine where Our Lady of Fatima appeared to Sister Lucía is falling into ruin

Aug 11, 2022 / 04:00 am

The place where Our Lady called for the first Saturday devotion needs urgent reconstruction work.