Pope in Colombia

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Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his Sept. 13, 2017 general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis: Colombia is proof that love is stronger than death

Sep 13, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Wendesday Pope Francis recalled his recent visit to Colombia, saying the desire for peace in the country is proof... Read more

Locals greet Pope Francis in Bogota, Colombia on September 7, 2017 during his September 6-11 papal visit to the country.

True peace hinges on the people, not bureaucracy, Pope says

Sep 10, 2017

By Elise Harris

On his last day in Colombia, Pope Francis said the peace process shouldn't be reduced to bureaucratic talks between two... Read more

Pope Francis venerates the image of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá at the Cathedral of Bogota in Colombia on September 7, 2017.

Be humble in serving your brothers and sisters in need, Pope says in Colombia

Sep 10, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In his Angelus address Sunday, Pope Francis said the story of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá, the patroness of Colombia, provides an... Read more

Pope Francis greets faithful after hitting his face on his popemobile in Cartagena, Colombia Sept. 10, 2017.

Vatican: Pope Francis 'is fine' after hitting face on popemobile

Sep 10, 2017

By Elise Harris

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis is fine after a mishap on the popemobile in Colombia, when he slipped... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a child at the St. Joseph Children's Home in Medellin, Colombia Sept. 9, 2017.

The suffering of children wounds the heart, Pope Francis says

Sep 9, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a visit to a children’s home in Colombia, Pope Francis said Saturday that we can never accept the mistreatment... Read more