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  • Church in Colombia a ‘prophetic voice’ for peace, priest says

    Church in Colombia a ‘prophetic voice’ for peace, priest says

    • Jul 21, 2017

    Pope Francis’s September 6-10 visit to Colombia will shed a spotlight on countless innocents who died throughout the country’s long civil war, including those within the church who “paid the price.” A bishop and a priest killed during the conflict will be beatified by the pope when he is in the country.

  • Vatican announces pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia

    Vatican announces pope will attend reconciliation events in Colombia

    • Jun 26, 2017

    Colombian Vice President Oscar Naranjo said in an interview published June 23 in El Tiempo newspaper that that Pope Francis’ September trip comes at a time in the country “when the discussion stops being about how to win the war, but how to achieve peace.”

  • Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September

    Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September

    • Mar 10, 2017

    The Vatican confirmed on Friday that history’s first pope from Latin America will visit the country, in an attempt to help cement the peace process and the agreement signed by the government of Juan Manuel Santos and the FARC rebel group.

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