» 02/08/2018, 16.25
Dhaka church ransacked, priest beaten and threatened with death (photos)
Canterbury St Augustine is one of Bangladesh’s oldest churches. Robbers broke into the building, tied up and beat the parish priest, Fr Pereira, ransacked the church, and broke open the offering boxes.
13/02/2018 13:59:00 BANGLADESH
More than 200 Catholics pray and march in silence over looted Church (Video)
The faithful show their sadness over the desecrated hosts. The parish priest is grateful to his parishioners for their prayers and to God for saving him from death. Anger is directed at police, deemed as negligent. The deputy police commissioner promises security cameras and a commitment to finding the thieves.
Dhaka, Christian student killed for less than a dollar
A gang of thugs attacked Rema Amit, 26, and a friend who was in his company. The spoils of harvest is a phone and 70 cents. Police have already identified and arrested the members of the group.
08/02/2016 15:21:00 BANGLADESH
Bangladesh, Catholic nuns robbed and beaten in the night
A group of about 20 people attacked the Karpashdanga church and a convent of the catechists of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The related security guards and held at gunpoint. A religious refuses to hand over the money - in the house to pay a bricklaying - and is slapped with violence. Christian activist: "alarming signal, the sisters have always been very respected in the country."
12/09/2016 12:57:00 BANGLADESH
Dhaka, Death toll from factory explosion rises to 31
At the time of the explosion, more than 100 people were in the structure. At least 10 are still missing. Tampaco Foils packaged goods. Reported eight people, including the owner reported to police.
22/01/2018 13:25:00 BANGLADESH
A million Muslims gathered Dhaka for Biswa Ijtema to seek health and heaven after death
The meeting occurred in two phases in mid-January. The final prayer lasted 25 minutes. Some 4,500 believers came from abroad. The common desire was for the meeting to bring "unity, prosperity, peace and victory of Islam".
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