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Nearly five years into his pontificate, Pope Francis still has not visited his homeland

The Pope said he hopes to ‘help Colombia go forward in its journey of peace’

Berta Caceres, who faced death threats because of her activism, was shot dead in her home

At least four others remain missing and are thought to be buried under debris

Pontiff says migrants ‘get caught up in a web that ensnares and always destroys the poorest’

Papal team are investigating Ciudad Juarez in advance of the Pope’s February trip

Church spokesman says ruling that may pave the way to legalisation is ‘incredibly irresponsible’

The troubled country is home to second-largest Catholic population

Pope Francis’s trip to Philadelphia coincides with the anniversary of attacks which left six people dead and 43 missing

President Otto Perez Molina insists he will remain in office