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Colombian bishop pleads for truce

April 17, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The Colombian conflict began in 1964, and despite a 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the main rebel group, violence persists in portions of the nation. Echoing the Pope’s recent appeal for a global ceasefire, Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto of Quibdó (map) pleaded for peace (Spanish-language link).

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