Columbia

Thumbnail pilgrims from colombia in st peters square during the general audience april 20 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 20 16 After Colombians reject FARC deal, bishops urge prayers for peace

Bogotá, Colombia, Oct 4, 2016 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After Colombian voters narrowly rejected a peace deal with the FARC rebels on Sunday,...

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Thumbnail papafranciscocolombia twitter 04092017 cna Ahead of Colombia visit, Pope says world needs builders of peace, dialogue

Two days ahead of his symbolic visit to Colombia, Pope Francis sent a video message to the nation, telling citizens he comes as a pilgrim of hope,...

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Thumbnail cna 59b2ba796166f 134970 1 Be humble in serving your brothers and sisters in need, Pope says in Colombia

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

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Thumbnail colombia flag credit polit cnico grancolombiano departamento de comunicaciones via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 8 27 15 Bishop asks for aid after chaos of Colombia landslide

Mocoa, Colombia, Apr 4, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishop of the Colombian city scourged by landslides on Saturday has described a...

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Thumbnail colombia flag credit polit cnico grancolombiano departamento de comunicaciones via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 8 27 15 Cardinal Parolin to visit Colombia for signing of peace accords

Cartagena, Colombia, Sep 20, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin will visit Colombia Sept. 26 to...

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Thumbnail pope francis receives key to the city of bogota during his papal visit to colombia sept 7 2017 credit david ramos cna Christ calls Colombia to cast a net of peace, Pope Francis says

Just as Christ called Peter to cast his nest where there seemed to be no fish, Christ is calling Colombians to take risks in order to build a...

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Thumbnail colombia peace deal santos left and rebel leader known as timochenko shook hands after signing the deal sept 26 2016 credipresidencia el salvador via flickr public domain Colombia's President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize, despite failed vote

Oslo, Norway, Oct 7, 2016 / 04:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has won the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to...

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Thumbnail colombian confess a thon at a bogota mall credit colombian bishops conference cna 'Confess-a-thon' returns to Colombian mall, draws 120 priests

Bogotá, Colombia, Oct 22, 2016 / 05:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For two days this week, a shopping mall in Bogota, Colombia was transformed into a...

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Thumbnail 20170907t1334 97 cns pope colombia bishops Don't let anything silence the truth, Pope tells Colombian bishops

In a lengthy speech on Thursday, Pope Francis urged the bishops of Colombia to uphold their pastoral responsibilities, proclaiming and teaching the...

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Thumbnail colombia peace deal santos left and rebel leader known as timochenko shook hands after signing the deal sept 26 2016 credipresidencia el salvador via flickr public domain For Cardinal Parolin, Colombia's peace deal the start of 'a better future'

Cartagena, Colombia, Sep 27, 2016 / 12:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin praised the signing of a peace...

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Thumbnail 20170908t1823 0743 cns pope colombia reconciliation Forgiveness is the first step to ending cycle of violence, Pope says

Pope Francis told the Colombian people Friday that while it will be challenging, they must let go the anger caused by years of painful suffering...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to journalists aboard the papal flight from rome to bogota colombia on sept 6 2017 credit losservatore romano cna Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from Colombia

In his conversation with journalists on the return flight from Cartagena to Rome on Monday, Pope Francis touched on a variety of topics, notably...

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Thumbnail bullets in childs hand child soldiers credit kirill vasilev shutterstock cna How Colombia's child soldiers are trying to begin again

Rome, Italy, Feb 7, 2017 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Colombia is the only country in the Americas where child soldiers can still be found. Despite...

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Thumbnail pope francis waves to pilgrims during his may 25 2016 general audience in st peters square credit daniel ibez cna It's official: Pope Francis will visit Colombia September 6-11

Vatican City, Mar 10, 2017 / 08:21 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis will make a six-day trip to Colombia in...

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Thumbnail st peters out of toothpicks screenshot cna 1 Man builds replica of St. Peter's Square with 36,000 toothpicks

Vatican City, May 21, 2017 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Eiffel Tower, the Roman Coliseum, the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal; are just some...

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Thumbnail 20150316cnsto0002 Mercy alone is credible: Pope Francis and the continental mission in the Americas

The following is taken from Archbishop José H. Gomez’s address during the Aug. 27-30 Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy on the American Continent...

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Thumbnail extraordinaryjubileeofmercy Mercy: A mission of Christian love for the Americas

BOGOTA, Colombia — “Faced with a divided world which is in search of unity, we must proclaim with joy and firm faith that God is communion, Father,...

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Thumbnail 20170908t1546 0677 cns pope villavicencio mass Pope Francis beatifies two Colombian martyrs

During Mass in Colombia on Friday, Pope Francis beatified two martyrs from the country, both of whom were killed in hatred of the faith within the...

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