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Bangladesh government fund makes generous donation to 26 Christian churches
The Christian Religious Welfare Trust gives US$ 27,500 to finance pastoral works and church renovation. The fund's goal is to contribute to national development by encouraging solidarity and brotherhood among people of different religions. The donation is "big deal for us," says a Catholic priest in a country where Christians are only 0.4 per cent of the population.
12/06/2017 13:47:00 BANGLADESH
Mymensingh, government invests in Christian students, tomorrow's leaders
The initiative is from the Ministry for Religious Affairs. The aim is to encourage peaceful relations among religious communities. Bishop Kubi to youth: "You are Christ's ambassadors." The next meeting in Sylhet.
28/10/2010 VATICAN- INDIA
Trust and respect are the foundations of dialogue between Catholics and Hindus
Message from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue on the occasion of Divali, the "Festival of Lights." Respect is of course the consideration that each person should have the dignity and the inalienable right of all means to be protected from all forms of violence, neglect or indifference.
Explosion in Dhaka might be attack against Christians
Papal nuncio visits site of incident.
09/05/2017 15:24:00 BANGLADESH
Card. D'Rozario: The Church is like a small lamp, but it gives light to all Bangladesh
The country's first cardinal speaks of extremism, the tasks of the Catholic Church, areas of development. Fundamentalist violence "has political motives and does not come from ordinary people". Pope Francis acknowledged "the values, culture and traditions, which are our treasures". "Ready to welcome the pilgrim Francis".
Pressure on Catholic family to rob them of house and property
Muslim groups have shot at the house and have built a wall to expropriate the land, while the police fails to intervene. "Allah Akbar" in place of the cross. Other Christian families have had to leave the area.
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