Apostolic Journey to Colombia (6-11 September 2017)

Author: Pope Francis

Apostolic Journey to Colombia (6-11 September 2017)

Pope Francis

From a communique from the Holy See Press Office: “Accepting the invitation of the President of the Republic and the Colombian bishops, His Holiness the Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Trip to Colombia from 6 to 11 September 2017, visiting the cities of Bogotá, Villavicencio, Medellín and Cartagena."

Wednesday, 6 September 2017


Welcoming ceremony

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Meeting with authorities and representatives of civil society

Courtesy visit to the President

Visit to the Cathedral

Blessing of the Faithful

Encounter with the Bishops

Encounter with the Executive Committee of the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM)

Holy Mass in "Simón Bolívar Park"

Friday, 8 September 2017


Holy Mass on the Esplanade of Catama

National Reconciliation Encounter

Short visit to the "Cross of Reconciliation"

Saturday, 9 September 2017


Holy Mass at Enrique Olaya Herrera Medellín airport

Encounter in "Hogar San José" children's home

Encounter with priests, religious and their families

Sunday, 10 September 2017


Blessing and laying of the corner-stones for homeless shelters and Talitha Qum works

Recitation of the Angelus

Visit to the Shrine of Saint Peter Claver

Holy Mass at the port of Contecar

Farewell ceremony

[Provided by Vatican Press Office]

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