Colombia: FARC leader asks Pope Francis for forgiveness

Pope Francis has held an open air mass in Colombia for thousands of war victims and former fighters. The leader of FARC, a former rebel group, asked the Roman Catholic leader for forgiveness for any pain caused during five decades of conflict.

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    Pope Francis has held an open air mass in Colombia for thousands of war victims and former fighters.

    The leader of FARC, a former rebel group, asked the Roman Catholic leader for forgiveness for any pain caused during five decades of conflict.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Villavicencio.


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