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A low-income home in Buenaventura, Colombia.

Pontifical foundation launches two projects for those in need in Colombia

Sep 25, 2023

By Diego Lopez Marina

The pontifical foundation Aid to the Church in Need has been developing two vital projects for the most needy communities... Read more

Scene from “Sound of Freedom” starring Jim Caviezel.

Colombian bishop grateful ‘Sound of Freedom’ is exposing child trafficking in his country

Sep 10, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

Bishop Miguel González pointed out that the business of trafficking in minors “involves our country and demonstrates social and family... Read more

Dialogue table between the ELN and the government of Colombia.

Church to accompany peace talks between Colombian government, National Liberation Army

Aug 15, 2023

By ACI Prensa

Among the issues that will be addressed, in addition to pacification, are those of agrarian reform and institutional reform in... Read more

Cathedral of Bogotá, Colombia.

The Church’s role in cease-fire between Colombian government and National Liberation Army

Jul 31, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The 180-day cease-fire will go into effect Aug. 3 following what was agreed upon in the third round of talks... Read more


Enough signatures collected for pro-life constitutional amendment process in Colombia

Jul 24, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The goal is to amend Article 11 of the country’s Magna Carta, which currently states that “the right to life... Read more

The flag of Colombia.

Church in Colombia to collaborate with government in search for remains of ‘disappeared’

Jul 4, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The Colombian Bishops’ Conference will formally collaborate in the search for disappeared persons as a result of the guerrilla warfare... Read more


Deacon and layman wounded in armed attack in Colombia

Jul 3, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

A deacon who is set to be ordained a priest next month and a layman were wounded early Sunday morning... Read more

Adriana (left)  / March for Life in Medellín, Colombia, on June 3, 2023.

Former feminist turned pro-lifer shares her testimony prior to March for Life in Colombia

Jun 5, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

A young Colombian mother shared her testimony regarding her feminist past and recounted how now she defends the right to... Read more


Four Latin American countries among the top 50 most dangerous in the world for Christians

Jan 19, 2023

By CNA Staff

According to the study, Colombia is the most dangerous country for Christians in the Americas and ranks 22nd worldwide. Read more

Gustavo Petro, president of Colombia.

Church in Colombia says government announcement of supposed cease-fire was a ‘great defeat’

Jan 17, 2023

By CNA Staff

The Archdiocese of Bogotá published an editorial Jan. 11 criticizing the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, for announcing a supposed... Read more

Image of the Virgin Mary destroyed in Sopó (Colombia)

Vandal destroys statue of the Virgin Mary in Colombia

Jan 5, 2023

By Eduardo Berdejo

The statue, which stood in a small brick grotto at the entrance to the town of Sopó in the Cundinamarca... Read more


Bishop calls on armed bands to observe a cease-fire for a peaceful Christmas in Colombia

Dec 20, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Mario Álvarez Gómez of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia, called on the various armed groups in his country to observe a “unilateral... Read more

Archbishop Isaías Duarte Cancino

Former Colombian guerrilla fighter sentenced in murder of Catholic archbishop

Dec 2, 2022

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Isaías Duarte Cancino was murdered on March 16, 2002, by two hitmen on a motorcycle who were paid by... Read more


Pro-life Colombian lawmakers oppose euthanasia for children

Nov 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Pro-Life Caucus of Colombia’s Congress expressed its opposition to a bill that would extend euthanasia to children 6 and... Read more


Worldwide women’s rosary announced for Dec. 8: ‘We’re daughters of the Most Holy Virgin’

Nov 8, 2022

By ACI Prensa

With the purpose of honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the Worldwide Women’s Rosary... Read more

María Berenice Duque Hencker

Colombia celebrates beatification of María Berenice Duque, foundress of three congregations

Oct 31, 2022

By CNA Staff

Mother María Berenice Duque Hencker, a Colombian nun who founded religious congregations, was beatified in Medellín on Oct. 29. Read more

Migrants waiting to cross the Gulf of Urabá to start the route through the Darién jungle.

Church wants migrants to be aware of dangers of route through Panama’s Darien jungle

Oct 21, 2022

By CNA Staff

Passing through the Darién jungle in Panama as the first stage of the route to reach the United States continues... Read more

Thousands of migrants cross Colombia to the Darién jungle.

Bishop warns of humanitarian crisis on Colombia-Panama border involving migrants to U.S.

Oct 13, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

For several days, thousands of migrants, many of them Venezuelans, have been arriving in the area of Colombia that lies... Read more

The Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá.

Bogotá councilwoman files complaint against mayor for failing to prevent cathedral attack

Oct 6, 2022

By Eduardo Berdejo

The councilwoman’s complaint accused Mayor Claudia López of not fulfilling her “constitutional and legal duties in maintaining public order.” Read more

The Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá.

Catholic organizations in Colombia call Bogotá cathedral attack by militants ‘terrorism’

Sep 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

Catholic organizations condemned the Wednesday night attack by abortion militants on the Bogotá cathedral and demanded authorities arrest those involved. Read more