by Joshua J. McElwee
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
A Pastor Visits Columbia
Francis in Colombia: Speaking to journalists aboard the papal plane, Pope Francis began his five-day visit to Colombia by calling the trip "a bit special," saying it is meant to help the country "go forward on its path to peace" following the recent ending of a bloody 50-year war between the nation's government and rebel guerilla forces.
Francis is visiting Colombia Wednesday through Sunday, and Joshua J. McElwee and Soli Salgado will be on the ground to report on events for NCR. You can follow their coverage by going to NCRonline's Francis in Colombia series.