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Pope Francis and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (R) in front of the presidential palace in Bogota

Pope Francis and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (R) in front of the presidential palace in Bogota

Pope urges Colombia’s leaders to peace and reconciliation: Full text

07/09/2017 16:30

In his first speech on Colombian soil, Pope Francis told the nation’s leaders to tackle the structural causes of exclusion and violence in order to foster peace and reconciliation in the nation.