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

Archdiocese of Madrid holds event featuring testimonies of LGBTI families

Jun 12, 2023 / 17:00 pm

The event was announced with the rainbow-colored theme “The Church is already diverse. Open your eyes and your heart!”

New archbishop of Madrid discusses his vision for the future

Jun 12, 2023 / 16:30 pm

After his appointment as archbishop of Madrid became official, José Cobo said he sees a need to “reposition the Church” in a changing society.

Jesuits in Spain hire law firm to address alleged sexual abuse of minors in schools

Jun 9, 2023 / 15:40 pm

The Jesuit delegate in Catalonia has announced that the congregation has taken action in relation to the alleged cases of sexual abuse perpetrated in schools.

Church in Spain collects almost 1,000 complaints of sexual abuse since 1945

Jun 2, 2023 / 13:45 pm

The report does not include situations involving the abuse of conscience and power or committed against adults.

Spanish bishops: Abortion as a right makes the unborn child ‘a true undocumented person’

May 11, 2023 / 11:00 am

The Spanish Bishops’ Conference criticized the May 9 ruling by the country’s constitutional court that upheld abortion as a right.

Spanish court to investigate artists for exhibiting blasphemous sculptures

May 1, 2023 / 10:30 am

The complaint alleges the so-called Collective of Southern Artists (CAS) committed the crime of derision of the Christian faith.

Legionaries of Christ present annual report on sexual abuse of minors by priests

Apr 23, 2023 / 09:00 am

The report gives an account of the commitments made regarding victims of abuse by the congregation and the creation of safe spaces.

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

Apr 7, 2023 / 03:00 am

An exhibition of the first hyper-realistic recreation of the body of Christ based on data obtained from the Shroud of Turin is at Granada’s cathedral this Holy Week.

Fire damages three statues of the Virgin Mary in Spain at start of Holy Week

Apr 3, 2023 / 17:00 pm

As Holy Week processions began in Spain, three wooden carvings of the Virgin Mary were damaged by fire in three separate incidents.

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.