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Pope prays for truth, reconciliation with Colombia war victims

Pope prays for truth, reconciliation with 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. Wounded and bereaved civilians and former fighters exchanged words of forgiveness and wept as Francis urged the country to move on from Latin America’s longest conflict. “Throughout this…

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