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A Land Of Mercy

From 27 to 30 August, the continental Celebration of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will take place in Bogota, Colombia.

The Celebration was organized by the Pontifical Commission for Latin
America (CAL) together with the Latin American Episcopal
Council (CELAM), in collaboration with the episcopates
in the United States of America and Canada. The event will be presided by
Cardinal President Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, and
by Cardinal Rubén Salazar, Archbishop of Bogotá and President of CELAM.

The Church of the Americas will be assembled in Bogota to live the Jubilee, as a sign of the communion of the churches of the whole continent, it will be one of the greatest ecclesiastical event of the year. Having passed the halfway point of the Jubilee Year, in
Bogota the initiatives, experiences and works already carried out, as well as
the fruits received, will be briefly summarized. The celebration proposes that
this “€œyear of grace”€ be lived as a renewed impetus to the continental mission,
especially in light of the Aparecida document and the Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii


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