Colombia: Catholics line streets of Bogota to welcome Pope Francis

Pope Francis was welcomed by hundreds of people gathered along the streets of Bogota, Wednesday, as the pontiff arrived in the Colombian capital for a five-day trip. People cheerily waved their national flag along with the Vatican one, as the Pope arrived on board of the 'Pope-mobile', preceded by a motorcade of police on motorbikes. Pope Francis will meet Colombian President Juan Manuel... Еще Santos in Bogota on Thursday. The meeting will be followed by a visit to the Cathedral of Bogota, a blessing from the balcony of the Archiepiscopal Palace and a tribute to the victims of violence in the country. Pope Francis will visit four different cities in Colombia during his fifth homecoming to Latin America including Villavicencio, Medellin and Cartagena, between September 6-11.

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