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Pope Francis in Villavicencio

Pope Francis blesses children while he plants a tree as a symbol of peace in Villavicencio during his visit to Colombia

Pope Francis challenges Colombians to build peaceful future

11/09/2017 16:32

As Pope Francis returns to Rome at the end of his visit to Colombia, our correspondent in Bogotà, Linda Bordoni, asks what impact will his words of reconciliation have on those seeking to rebuild the war torn nation?

Pope Francis waves to Colombians from aboard his Popemobile

Pope Francis waves to Colombians from aboard his Popemobile

Pope addresses Colombian prayer for National Reconciliation: Full text

08/09/2017 23:30

Pope Francis participated in a prayer for National Reconciliation in the Las Malocas Park in Villavicencio on Friday during his Apostolic Visit to Colombia, expressing his desire to be with the Colombian people in their pain

 

Mutilated Christ from Bojayà

Colombian soldiers stand beside a mutilated statue of Christ that Pope Francis blessed during a prayer service for reconciliation on Friday in Villavicencio

Pope in Colombia: Key points from reconciliation event in Villavicencio

08/09/2017 23:30

Pope Francis holds a prayer service for reconciliation in the Colombian city of Villavicencio, telling both victims and perpetrators of the violence that they can become builders of peace.

Pope Francis, at the Archbishop's residence in Bogotà

Pope Francis, at the Archbishop's residence in Bogotà, encourages young Colombians to be builders of peace

Pope in Colombia: helping to heal a deeply divided nation

08/09/2017 16:14

As Pope Francis brings his message of peace and reconciliation to Colombia, the head of CAFOD's Latin America desk, Clare Dixon, talks about the challenges facing the Church in this deeply divided nation

Pope Francis hugged by children at Colombia's presidential palace in Bogota.

Pope Francis hugged by children at Colombia's presidential palace in Bogota.

Vatican Weekend for September 9th, 2017

08/09/2017 11:30

Vatican Weekend for September 9th, 2017 is dedicated to coverage of Pope Francis’ 5-day Apostolic visit to Colombia with reports from our correspondent  and a series of interviews looking in more detail at the nation.