Diocese of Colombia

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August 25, 2010

An ecumenical group from the United States met with Colombian church representatives on Aug. 22 to discuss issues of internally displaced people as well as the relationship between the two regions.

The meeting was hosted by Consejo Latino-Americano de Iglesias, or Latin American Council...

July 28, 2010

The Senate of the Republic of Colombia has conferred one of its highest honors on the Episcopal Church of Colombia in recognition of its pastoral care and social development work over the past 50 years.

Colombia Bishop Francisco Duque-Gómez accepted the Order of the Congress of Colombia...

August 21, 2007

The Colombian priest, the Rev. Ricardo Morales Gaviria, who was abducted August 20 by outlaw militias has been found disoriented and heavily drugged, Colombia Bishop Francisco Duque-Gomez confirmed August 21. He is being evaluated at a local hospital. The Diocese of Colombia made an urgent plea...

August 20, 2007

[Editor's note: Colombian priest, the Rev. Ricardo Morales Gaviria, was found August 21 apparently disoriented and heavily drugged. The following article was printed following his abduction August 20.]

The Diocese of Colombia has made an urgent plea for the release of one...

July 31, 2007

Care for the neediest -- especially children and widows without adequate food and shelter -- is central to the ministry of the Episcopal Church's Diocese of Colombia, which welcomed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori for a July 18-22 pastoral visit.

"It is our ministry to take...

April 30, 2006

Bishop Francisco Duque of Colombia, the seventh nominee to emerge for the post of presiding bishop, was surprised by the news … and pleased. “It is already progress to have my name among the nominees,” he said. “It is a plus … for Latin America to have one of its bishops considered for such a...

October 25, 2002

News that a car bomb had exploded outside police headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, on October 22, killing two and wounding 36, saddened but did not surprise Richard Parkins, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM). The killing has been going on for a long time in the countryside and...

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