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

Our Lady of Guadalupe statue untouched by Hurricane Otis’ destructive winds in Mexico

Nov 3, 2023 / 18:00 pm

A statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe was left intact amid the devastation caused by Hurricane Otis, which struck the coastal city of Acapulco last week.

St. Juan Diego migrant hostel: a refuge on the route through Mexico

Nov 2, 2023 / 18:18 pm

St. Juan Diego Migrant House in central Mexico has become a refuge for those undertaking dangerous journeys in search of a better life.

Bishops call for solidarity in wake of devastation from hurricanes in Mexico

Oct 26, 2023 / 18:00 pm

In response to the devastation caused by recent hurricanes, the Mexican Bishops’ Conference called for solidarity to “provide generous aid to those affected.”

Mexican high court declares articles that criminalize abortion in Chihuahua unconstitutional

Oct 20, 2023 / 18:30 pm

In response to the decision, pro-life leaders criticized this “great blow” against the “fundamental and inalienable right to life.”

Priest in Mexico escapes unharmed after gunmen shoot at him due to his human rights work

Oct 19, 2023 / 18:40 pm

Father José Filiberto Velázquez Florencio, a priest of the Diocese of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, reported that he was attacked around midnight Oct. 18.

Mexican diocese building new shrine to martyrs of Cristero War

Oct 18, 2023 / 18:25 pm

The Archdiocese of Durango in Mexico has begun the construction of a shrine dedicated to the martyrs who offered their lives during the Cristero War.

Pro-life group denounces attempt to allow abortion for all nine months throughout Mexico

Oct 17, 2023 / 19:10 pm

The legislation seeks to change more than 70 articles in five federal laws specifically regarding abortion in Mexico.

Archdiocese of Mexico warns migrant reception centers are overwhelmed

Oct 6, 2023 / 18:40 pm

According to the Ministry of the Interior of Mexico, between January and August it had encountered 402,324 undocumented migrants in the country.

UPDATE: 11 dead, 60 injured from collapse of church roof in Mexico during baptisms

Oct 4, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Authorities said approximately 100 people were in the church at the time of the collapse.

Church in Mexico launches citizen accord to fight ‘dynamics of violence and destruction’

Sep 27, 2023 / 19:00 pm

The accord, as well as the creation of a National Peace Network, came as the National Dialogue for Peace was held Sept. 21–23 in Puebla state, Mexico.

Church warns that southern Mexico is ‘torn by violence’

Sep 26, 2023 / 18:00 pm

Sept. 23 videos that went viral on social media show a convoy of pickup trucks driving through the streets of towns in Chiapas as hundreds lined the street.

Truck circulates in Mexico City with message against indoctrinating schoolchildren

Sep 22, 2023 / 18:30 pm

The campaign demands that educational institutions stop using the controversial school textbooks developed for the 2023-2024 school year.

Mexican diocese denounces hacking of several of its social media accounts

Sep 21, 2023 / 18:30 pm

Different social media accounts related to the Diocese of Irapuato in the Mexican state of Guanajuato were hacked and inappropriate content was posted.

Lightning strike destroys monumental statue of Christ in Mexico

Sep 14, 2023 / 16:20 pm

Christ the Fisher was erected by Peruvian sculptor Pedro Víctor Cuya Ramos. Its construction began in 2014 and six years later the work was completed.

Was abortion decriminalized in Mexico? What you need to know about the recent ruling

Sep 13, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Asked if the country's Supreme Court decriminalized abortion with its recent ruling, Francisco Vázquez-Gómez Bisogno told ACI Prensa “the answer is no, very clearly.”

Mexican bishops respond to pro-abortion ruling by Supreme Court: Every life has worth

Sep 11, 2023 / 08:30 am

A Sept. 6 ruling of the court declared “unconstitutional the legal system that criminalizes abortion in the Federal Penal Code.”

Mexican Supreme Court rules criminalization of abortion in Federal Penal Code unconstitutional

Sep 6, 2023 / 18:50 pm

The court’s First Chamber ruled the criminalization unconstitutional “since it violates the human rights of women and persons with the capacity to gestate.” 

Map shows the Catholic Church’s migrant shelters in Mexico

Sep 5, 2023 / 16:15 pm

The map was developed in order for migrants to have a more efficient way to find the centers and shelters where they can receive help.

In front of the tomb of St. Óscar Romero, bishops pledge to care for migrants

Aug 31, 2023 / 16:30 pm

Meeting in El Salvador Aug. 21-25, representatives of bishops’ conferences analyzed the various migratory scenarios at an international meeting.

Church in Mexico prays with relatives of disappeared persons

Aug 29, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega offered Mass on Sunday at the Shrine of the Martyrs of Christ the King for thousands of disappeared persons.