It's official: Pope Francis will visit Colombia September 6-11

The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis will make a six-day trip to Colombia in September with four cities on his itinerary, almost a year after the government and FARC rebels signed a major peace agreement. “Accepting the invitation of the President of the Republic and the Colombian bishops, His Holiness the Pope Francis will… Continue reading It's official: Pope Francis will visit Colombia September 6-11

Pope prays for success of Colombia peace talks in Cuba

Representatives of FARC and the Colombian government have been holding talks in Cuba since late 2012 Vatican officials ruled out a Pope Francis meeting in Cuba with representatives of the Colombian government and a Colombian rebel group, but the Pope offered public prayers for the success of their peace talks. “May the blood shed by… Continue reading Pope prays for success of Colombia peace talks in Cuba