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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 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 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 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 pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square at the general audience on oct 19 2016 credit lucia ballester 11 cna Pope Francis encourages successful dialogue at Nobel Peace summit

Vatican City, Feb 3, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican's Secretary of State sent a message encouraging the...

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