Pope Francis Visits Colombia, Where Even Peace is Polarizing

On the surface, much has gone well for the peace accords between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known by their acronym, FARC. After failing in the referendum, the government reworked the deal and passed it through Congress, sidestepping voters. An estimated 7,000 rebels left the jungle, gave up weapons and are returning to civilian life.

But for Ms. González and thousands of others, the conflict left lasting scars. An estimated 220,000 people were killed as rebels battled government and paramilitary groups from isolated mountains to city streets. At least six million people were displaced by the conflict.

Public opinion has edged up — slightly — in favor of the deal signed by President Juan Manuel Santos. But the country is still as…

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