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6 - 11 September 17
Pope Francis to Visit Colombia
Multiple Locations, Colombia

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Pope Francis will visit Colombia in September as part of a trip to celebrate the South American nation’s steps toward ending five decades of armed conflict.

It will be the first papal visit to the staunchly Roman Catholic country in 31 years.

The first Latin American pope will arrive in Bogota on Sept. 6 and visit three other cities — Medellin, Cartagena and Villavicencio — before returning to Rome on Sept. 11.

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Image: Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience, in St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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