Pope to head to Colombia September 6-11: Vatican

Pope to head to Colombia September 6-11: VaticanPope Francis will travel to Colombia in September, the Vatican said Friday, after the pontiff closely followed peace negotiations between the government and FARC rebels. The September 6-11 trip will include stops in the capital Bogota as well as Villavicencio, Medellin and Cartagena, the Church said, adding that a fuller itinerary for the trip will be published shortly. The visit is at “the invitation of the President of the Republic and the Colombian bishops”, a Vatican statement said.



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