Tensions between peace and violence
by Francisco de Roux SJ
Source: Thinking Faith
A bilateral ceasefire was agreed last week between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla movement. Fr Francisco de Roux SJ describes how the Peace and Development Programme of Magdalena Medio, a CAFOD partner organisation, has been working on the ground for many years to facilitate peace in one of Colombia’s most notoriously violent regions, and looks forward hopefully to further transformation of the country.