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Pope Francis

Pope Francis visits Myanmar

Pope Francis has arrived in Myanmar on the first papal visit to the country that has this year been widely accused of ethnic cleansing.

Pope Francis prays for Kenya

Pope Francis on Sunday called for constructive dialogue in Kenya where he said he was following the situation with "close attention" over disputed elections.

Pope Francis injured in Colombia

Pope Francis sustained minor injuries on Sunday when he lost his balance and bumped his head against a vehicle barrier while riding in the popemobile during his visit to Cartagena, Colombia.

Pope prays Colombia war victims

Pope Francis presided over a tearful act of reconciliation Friday between ex-fighters and victims of Colombia's civil war, urging "truth" and "justice" for victims of the half-century conflict.

Pope Francis prays for peace in South America

Pope Francis landed in Colombia on Wednesday to plead for lasting peace in a country moving towards the end of a half-century war, and praying for stability in its crisis-stricken neighbor Venezuela.

Pope Francis visits Colombia over peace process

Pope Francis launches an emotionally charged visit next week to Colombia, to call for reconciliation as the country emerges from Latin America's longest civil war in a contested peace process.