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The Pope will also celebrate Mass in Bogota’s Simon Bolivar park that is expected to draw up to a million people

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People stand next to belongings in the mud after the landslide in Colombia

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71 people, including members of Brazilian football team Chapecoense, died in the crash late on Monday

Colombian Archbishop Mejia was celebrating the Mass where the fatal shooting occurred