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Pope Francis traveled to Colombia Sept. 6-11, 2017.
Pope Francis ended his Colombian tour in this city Sept. 10, starting his day by blessing the corner stone of the homeless shelter Talitha Qum at St. Francis Square.
In a press conference on the flight back to Rome Sept. 10 after a visit to Colombia, Pope Francis said he hoped President Trump would reconsider his decision to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA: The country has a contested peace deal to end its civil war, but Francis says in homily, "No collective process excuses us from the challenge of meeting, clarifying, forgiving."
Pope Francis told a crowd of more than a million here Sept. 9 that being a Christian is not about how closely you follow doctrinal laws, but rather how you live out the essential values of the faith.