Peace Accord

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 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 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 pope francis credit polifoto shutterstock colombia flag credit j stephen conn flickr cc by nc 20 cna Pope's Colombia trip about faith, not politics, Vatican official says

Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the South American country of Colombia Sept. 6-11 isn't a political statement a Vatican official said, but about...

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Thumbnail 20170906t2038 89 cns pope colombia arrive Pope to Colombian authorities: Eliminate violence by upholding dignity of all

In the first formal speech of his visit to Colombia, Pope Francis on Thursday told government authorities that the key to eliminating conflict is...

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