Diego López Colín

Diego López Colín

Diego López Colín is a graduate of the Carlos Septién García School of Journalism (Mexico). He has been a correspondent for ACI Prensa in Mexico since 2023.

Articles by Diego López Colín

Church in Mexico condemns murder of 8-year-old girl, vigilante retribution

Apr 3, 2024 / 10:00 am

“We are destroying ourselves little by little,” the Primatial Archdiocese of Mexico said in condemnation of the recent kidnapping and murder of an 8-year-old girl.

Mexico’s presidential candidates sign Catholic Church’s ‘Commitment to Peace’ initiative

Mar 13, 2024 / 16:30 pm

The three candidates running for president of Mexico met in the country’s capital March 11 to sign the National Commitment to Peace.

Facing drug gang violence ‘God is the people’s only defense,’ Mexican bishop says

Mar 10, 2024 / 08:00 am

On Feb. 28 a parish in La Ruana announced the suspension of religious services, stating that “we are in a risky situation; let us pray for peace for our people.”

Catholic Church warns of threat posed by organized crime in upcoming elections in Mexico

Mar 5, 2024 / 17:00 pm

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference urged authorities responsible for public safety to “guarantee protection and an environment of peace” during the election.

Why did four Mexican bishops meet with organized crime bosses?

Feb 23, 2024 / 08:00 am

Father Mario Ángel Flores Ramos of the Mexican Bishops’ Conference discussed with ACI Prensa the bishops’ recent meeting with organized crime figures.

2024 International Congress of Families to be held in Mexico

Feb 21, 2024 / 09:00 am

The theme of this year’s congress will be “All Families Can Be Better.”

Seeking peace in Mexico, four bishops meet with organized crime 

Feb 17, 2024 / 08:00 am

Four bishops from the Mexican state of Guerrero recently met with members of organized crime in an effort to seek peace in the region.

Mexican presidential candidates meet with Pope Francis

Feb 16, 2024 / 16:00 pm

2024 Mexican presidential candidates Xóchitl Gálvez Ruiz and Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo met separately with Pope Francis this week.

Panama Cardinal José Luis Lacunza missing since Tuesday

Feb 1, 2024 / 16:30 pm

In a Feb. 1 statement, the diocese said that a report has been “filed with the authorities of the public prosecutor’s office, who immediately began investigations.”

Will Eduardo Verástegui be on the ballot for president of Mexico?

Jan 29, 2024 / 17:30 pm

With just 154,826 validated signatures out of the 961,405 required by the National Electoral Institute, Verástegui was unable to be formally registered as a candidate.

U.S. and Mexican bishops present proposals to help migrants

Jan 12, 2024 / 17:45 pm

The Catholic bishops of the Mexico-Texas border region issued a joint call Jan. 10 to improve the situation of migrants and their families.

Priest says migrants in northern Mexico are being kidnapped on a constant basis

Jan 5, 2024 / 18:10 pm

Mexican authorities reported Jan. 3 the rescue of 31 migrants who had been kidnapped the night of Dec. 30 on their way to the United States.

Young people to make pilgrimage to Christ the King shrine for religious freedom in Mexico

Jan 3, 2024 / 18:40 pm

With the theme “We ask for citizen participation, we demand religious freedom,” thousands of young Catholics are preparing to make a pilgrimage Jan. 17.

Exorcist warns the cult of ‘St. Death’ worships Satan ‘implicitly or explicitly’

Jan 2, 2024 / 12:10 pm

Father Andrés Esteban López Ruiz noted that the “proliferation of this cult has led to a significant increase in the extraordinary action of the devil.”

Bishop decries ‘scourge of violence’ by organized crime on Mexico’s southern border

Dec 28, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martínez warned that “organized crime keeps people besieged, confined, intimidated, and threatened, harming them more every day.”

Hispanic world to ‘light up life’ in defense of children on feast of Holy Innocents

Dec 19, 2023 / 18:00 pm

On Dec. 28, the feast of the Holy Innocents, Spanish-speaking cities in Latin America and Spain will join together in the “Light Up Life” campaign.

Mexican lawmakers urged to oppose bill criminalizing ‘conversion therapy’

Dec 5, 2023 / 18:40 pm

The proposal calls for significant penalties, including prison sentences and fines, for those who offer or perform such therapy.

Mexican bishop: thief who stole Eucharist is excommunicated

Dec 4, 2023 / 18:40 pm

The prelate declared the act as “a violation of the sacred place [the chapel] and a sacrilege against the sacred Eucharistic species.”

Cancun could become an abortion tourism destination with opening of new clinic

Dec 4, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Marie Stopes International opened a clinic Nov. 23 in Cancun in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, raising concerns among pro-life leaders about “death tourism.”

Constant thefts in churches plague Mexican archdiocese

Nov 30, 2023 / 18:40 pm

The Archdiocese of San Luis Potosí expressed its concern about the constant wave of thefts that is plaguing churches in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí.