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Pope Francis concluded his first full day in Colombia with the celebration of Mass at Simon Bolivar Park in Bogota. Below, find the full text of his prepared homily: The Gospel writer tells us that the calling of the first disciples happened along the shore of Lake Gennesaret, where the people came together to hear ...read more
The Pope greeted the throngs of young people saying: “I have come here to learn. Yes, to learn from you. To learn from your faith, your strength". ...read more
On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Pope Francis met with the Latin American Bishop’s Council (CELAM) during his first apostolic visit to Colombia. Read the full text of his prepared remarks below: Dear Brothers, I thank you for our meeting and for the warm words of welcome by the President of the Latin American Episcopal Council. ...read more
Following a short address to the youth of Colombia, Pope Francis met with all the Bishops of Colombia in the Cardinals residence. Find the full text of his address below: Peace be with you This was the greeting of the Risen Lord to his little flock after he triumphed over death. Let it be my ...read more
Pope Francis began his first visit to Colombia on Thursday morning with a visit with the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and the Civil Authorities of Bogota. He then traveled through Bogota to the Cathedral of Bogota for a visit of the Cathedral and the Cardinal’s residence. Find the full text of his prepared ...read more
Pope Francis arrived in Colombia on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to begin his first apostolic visit to Colombia. His first meeting in the country of Colombia was with the civil authorities in bogota. Below, find the full text of his address: Mr President, Members of the Government and of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Authorities, Representatives ...read more
Fr. Thomas Rosica celebrates daily TV Mass Thursday, September 7, 2017 ...read more
More than 1,000 Catholics in Colombia are asking the Church to seek forgiveness for the role it played during the 50 year civil war. ...read more
Pope Francis is in Colombia! Salt + Light will provide you full and live coverage (more information here) plus, you can follow along with the official Missal for his Apostolic Journey to Colombia! Download here. ...read more
The Pope sent the people of Colombia a video message yesterday inviting them to "take the first step" towards peace, and here's what he said. ...read more