Pope Tells Colombian Youth: “I Have Come Here To Learn” – Perspectives Daily
Pope Francis arrived in Colombia, shortly after 4 pm local time Wednesday to embark on what is to be his 20th international apostolic journey. His five day visit to Colombia is to promote reconciliation in a deeply Catholic country that is hesitant to offer forgiveness to each other after decades of mistrust, violence and war.
The Pope was greeted by Colombian President Santos and his wife as he stepped onto the tarmac. Children in traditional costumes presented him with flowers, and the Pope greeted members of the Colombian military, including soldiers injured in the line of duty. In a gesture to