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INDIA - VATICAN
Card. Gracias of Mumbai will accompany Pope Francis to Myanmar and Bangladesh
"I want to show him the richness of the Church of the poor." For the cardinal, the Pope's meeting with Rohinghya in Dhaka is "touching and healing those who are on the peripheries", "to be witnesses of the Gospel". The mission in Asia: dialogue and commitment to the poor.
16/03/2016 13:42:00 INDIA - VATICAN
Card. Gracias: Overjoyed for Mother Teresa, who restored dignity to most marginalized
The archbishop of Mumbai and president of the Latin Rite Bishops' Conference tells AsiaNews: "I am not surprised by the decision to canonize her at the Vatican. The Mother thought that an Indian should belong first of all to the whole world ". Her work has touched the hearts of everyone, and love for her crosses all borders.
18/11/2017 16:43:00 INDIA
For Card Gracias, World Day of the Poor is an opportunity to be a “Church of the Poor for the Poor”
The ACTS project has been launched to provide help to the needy, involving all of the parishes of Mumbai archdiocese. The cardinal will share a meal with the poor. Caritas India launches an initiative to counter child malnutrition.
21/11/2017 11:17:00 VATICAN - BANGLADESH
Pope to the people of Bangladesh: I come to proclaim Christ’s message of reconciliation (Video)
Pope Francis's video message for his upcoming pastoral journey from November 30 to 2 December. The Pope emphasizes that his visit wants to confirm the Christian community, but he also places great importance on meeting with religious leaders.
10/10/2017 18:02:00 VATICAN - MYANMAR - BANGLADESH
Pope Francis travels to Yangon and Dhaka, to meet Asia’s smaller Churches
The Holy See's press office publishes the detailed itinerary of the papal journey. The various meetings with political personalities, such as Aung San Suu Kyi, and those with Catholic communities and representatives of religions. Laity and coexistence between religions. The Churches of Bangladesh and Myanmar "peripheries" and "insignificant", poor and evangelizing, reflections of Pope Francis's dream. Suggestions for India and China.
24/01/2016 13:24:00 VATICAN
Pope: Evangelising the poor is "the priority"; it is not "social work, much less about political activity”
Before the Angelus, Pope Francis reaffirmed that evangelising the poor is "the mission of Jesus" and "the mission of the Church, and of every baptised person", asking “are we faithful to Christ’s plans?” May Mary “help us strongly feel the hunger and thirst of the Gospel that is in the world, especially in the heart and the flesh of the poor.”
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