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A conversation with Cardinal Ruben Salazar, Archbishop of Bogota and President of Colombia’s Episcopal Conference, now livestreaming from the University of Notre Dame:

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Ver aquí una entrevista que se hizo en Café con Fe, un programa en el Canal Capital de Bogotá.  Se entrevistó a una pastora norteamericana que pertenece a una delegación que visitó a Colombia.  (Michael Joseph se pasa como traductor.) … Continue reading

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The Pope and the Bishops Speak of Peace in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s endorsement of last month’s April 9th rallies for peace signaled the beginning of a more active courtship by the government of key opinion leaders, and has opened the door for public expressions of support for the … Continue reading

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Message of Peace for the New Year

Dear Friends, Family, and Colleagues– I have just returned from Connecticut, where I was visiting my family for the Christmas holidays.  There, as in much of the country, the tragedy of Newtown, where 20 children and six others were killed … Continue reading

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25th Anniversary of Esquipulas II: Lessons for Peace in Colombia?

This month marks 25 years since the signing of the Esquipulas II agreement in Guatemala that brought an end to the wars of Central America.  On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, I attended an event at OAS headquarters sponsored by the Organization … Continue reading

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Consolidating a Spirit of Peace

Last week I participated in the third national encounter of Ecumenical Women Peacebuilders on a farm in Santandercito, just a few hours outside of Bogota, Colombia. Leaving the city at 8 am Saturday morning, our bus drove through winding hills, and … Continue reading

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