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Sporting a black eye, pope urges Colombians to reconcile

Sporting a black eye, pope urges Colombians to reconcile

THE WASHINGTON POST – NICOLE WINFIELD AND ALBA TOBELLA | AP

Pope Francis wrapped up his Colombia trip Sunday by honoring a fellow Jesuit who ministered to African slaves and urging Colombians today to follow his lead in working for a more peaceful future.

Francis’ visit to Cartagena got off to a rocky start when he bonked his head on his popemobile when it stopped short amid swarms of well-wishers. Francis, who had only a hip-high bar to hold onto, lost his balance and suffered a bruised, black left eye and a cut on his eyebrow that dripped blood onto his white cassock.

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