David Ramos

David Ramos

Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Universidad Privada del Norte in Trujillo, Peru. I have been part of the ACI Prensa team for more than 10 years. I have covered Pope Francis' trips to Ecuador, Paraguay, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Peru. I covered the beatification ceremony of today's Saint Oscar Arnulfo Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador, in 2015. Special envoy for investigation in Honduras in 2016. Head of the ACI Prensa Office in Mexico since 2018.

Articles by David Ramos

Priest calls to conversion criminals who shot up church in Mexico

Jun 9, 2023 / 16:10 pm

The confrontation caused destruction both outside and inside the church, with images of Christ, the Virgin Mary and St. Anne damaged by bullets.

Petition in Mexico demands religious freedom, protection of priests and churches

Jun 8, 2023 / 17:00 pm

The Mexican platform Actívate (Get Active) delivered 10,400 signatures to the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH).

Priest in Mexico saves 3 children after gang violence leaves one dead, church shot up

Jun 7, 2023 / 16:00 pm

The violence occurred in a town fewer than 125 miles south of Cerocahui, where almost a year ago two Jesuit priests were murdered.

Ciborium stolen and Eucharist desecrated in chapel in Nicaragua

May 26, 2023 / 11:00 am

During the early hours of May 24, unidentified persons desecrated the chapel of Our Lady of Fatima in the small settlement of Campuzano.

Bishops demand ‘exhaustive investigation’ into murder of priest in Mexico

May 24, 2023 / 12:15 pm

“We strongly condemn this act of violence that has not only taken a life but also threatens peace and justice in our nation,” the Mexican bishops said.

80-year-old man tries to kill archbishop after Mass in cathedral in Mexico

May 23, 2023 / 15:40 pm

An 80-year-old man wielding a knife tried to kill Archbishop Faustino Armendáriz of Durango, Mexico, on May 21.

Exiled Nicaraguans: Dissolving university that trained seminarians was ‘hostile action’

May 22, 2023 / 16:30 pm

On May 18, the Nicaraguan Ministry of the Interior announced the “voluntary dissolution” of the university run by the Archdiocese of Managua.

Archdiocese in Mexico warns against attending SSPX Mass in newly built church

May 19, 2023 / 15:00 pm

The Archdiocese of Puebla in Mexico warned the faithful about the Lefebvrist “schismatic movement” of the Fraternity of St. Pius X.

Mexican pro-life leader in court for criticizing trans legislator

May 5, 2023 / 18:20 pm

Rodrigo Iván Cortés had criticized Salma Luévano, a trans woman, for disrespectful remarks the federal legislator made regarding religious leaders.

Mexican court rules against pro-family leader who called a trans woman legislator a man

Feb 6, 2023 / 15:15 pm

The court ruled against the National Front for the Family and its president, Rodrigo Iván Cortés, for calling Salma Luévano, a “trans” congressional representative, a “man.”

Jesuit official: Alleged sacramental ‘irregularities’ dictated which Vatican office handled Father Rupnik case

Dec 14, 2022 / 13:45 pm

New statements by Father Johan Verschueren shed light on a key jurisdictional question surrounding accusations of sexual abuse leveled against Father Marko Rupnik.

Contest seeks to fill Mexico with Nativity scenes in response to attempt to ban them

Nov 18, 2022 / 17:30 pm

The contest proposes that Mexicans “place Nativity scenes on public property and send photographs to our social media.”

Archbishop Chaput: ‘Biden is not in communion with the Catholic faith’

Oct 23, 2022 / 05:32 am

Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Saturday that Joe Biden “is not in communion with the Catholic faith” and that “any priest who now provides Communion to the president participates in his hypocrisy.” 

Feminist leader admits ‘we inflated the figures’ to get abortion legalized in Mexico

Sep 13, 2022 / 15:00 pm

A well-known feminist leader admitted in a video that recently went viral that “we inflated the figures” in the effort to decriminalize abortion in Mexico.

Priest and seminarians robbed amid a wave of church violence in Mexico

Aug 31, 2022 / 15:00 pm

At about 8 a.m. on Aug. 29, criminals entered the Saints of America parish on Mexico City’s south side and tied up the parish priest and a group of seminarians.

Cardinal visits bishop abducted by the Nicaraguan dictatorship: His spirit is strong  

Aug 19, 2022 / 16:07 pm

The archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua, Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, met with the bishop of Matagalpa, Rolando Álvarez, hours after the bishop had been abducted by the Daniel Ortega dictatorship during the early hours of August 19.

Police put Nicaraguan bishop under house arrest again, send priests and seminarians to jail 

Aug 19, 2022 / 12:52 pm

The national police of Nicaragua's Ortega regime said that the bishop was seized to prevent "destabilizing and provocative activities.”

BREAKING: Police force their way into chancery and abduct bishop in Nicaragua

Aug 19, 2022 / 09:20 am

Nicaraguan police forced their way into the residence of Bishop Rolando Álvarez Friday morning and abducted the prelate, an outspoken critic of the regime of President Daniel Ortega, who had been held there under house arrest for the last two weeks.

Historian: Church did not give ‘carte blanche’ for mistreatment of indigenous in Americas

Aug 10, 2022 / 06:00 am

Historian and professor Íñigo Fernández pointed out that shortly after the discovery of America, “the Church in fact began to set limits.”

Is Latin more effective in driving out demons? An exorcist responds

Aug 10, 2022 / 04:00 am

Father Francisco Torres Ruiz of the Diocese of Plasencia, Spain, said many wonder if an exorcism ritual from 1614 is better than one promulgated by St. John Paul II in 2000.