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General News    H4'ed 9/8/17

Pope Francis in Colombia: Live Updates

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"Inequality is the root of social evils" - proclaimed His Holiness Pope Francis on his arrival to the country struck by war for 5 decades and now trying to build a peace. "There is no use in putting weapons down if the hearts remain full of hate" - stated Colombian Psdt Juan Manuel Santos while waiting for His Holiness' arrival. The internally displaced people (war refugees) in the town of Villavicencio which Pope Francis is expected to visit, however, denounce being excluded from the meeting, fear evictions, and say have been even offered money to stay away from the Pope.

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