• 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.

  • Pope brings Colombia president and opposition rival to talk peace

    Pope brings Colombia president and opposition rival to talk peace

    • Dec 16, 2016

    Pope Francis invited Colombia’s president, Juan Manuel Santos, and his main political opponent, Alvaro Uribe, to the Vatican in order to discuss the country’s rebel peace deal on Friday. Despite the meeting neither one of the opponents seemed inclined to put an end to Latin America’s longest-running conflict.

  • How Pope Francis won the Nobel Peace Prize after all

    How Pope Francis won the Nobel Peace Prize after all

    • Oct 9, 2016

    Although Pope Francis wasn’t actually the choice of the Nobel Peace Prize committee in Oslo, several of the causes he cares most about got a significant boost from the buzz surrounding the award, which means that the pontiff actually won big in 2016.