» 10/10/2017, 18.02
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.
10/10/2016 09:52:00 BANGLADESH - VATICAN
Cardinal-designate Patrick D'Rozario: My appointment is "a gift for Bangladesh"
In a surprise move yesterday Pope Francis announced a consistory for the creation of 17 new cardinals. The Archbishop of Dhaka learned of his appointment while celebrating Mass and was overcome by a strong emotion. Local priest: "I prayed a lot to God to give us a cardinal. Eventually God responded".
23/11/2017 14:10:00 BANGLADESH - VATICAN
Cardinal D'Rozario: Pope’s principal aim in Dhaka trip is not the Rohingya
The pontiff will visit Bangladesh from 30 November to 2 December. "The pope expressed the desire to come two years ago, when the refugee crisis had not broken out." Over 620,000 Muslims have fled the Rakhine State in Myanmar.
28/08/2017 12:34:00 BANGLADESH - VATICAN
Card. D'Rozario: The Pope's visit to Dhaka, a confirmation of inter-religious harmony (Video)
Pope Francis will travel to Bangladesh from 30 November to 2 December. The themes chosen for the trip are harmony and peace. Parishes receive directions to prepare the faithful. PIME Superior: "Christians are the hope of the country, our work is for the benefit of all."
26/09/2017 09:54:00 BANGLADESH
Bandarban, Card. Patrick D'Rozario visits Rohingya refugee camps (Photo)
The archbishop of Dhaka went to Tumbro and Ghumdhum. He listened to the stories of violence and misery. The cardinal appealed to world leaders. The Catholic Church has collected a million taka (10,200 euros) for the emergency.
09/12/2016 21:55:00 BANGLADESH – VATICAN
Prime Minister Hasina to invite Pope Francis for a visit to Bangladesh (photos)
Card D'Rozario met the prime minister in her office. The apostolic nuncio, Archbishop George Kocherry, was present at the meeting. "On behalf of the 600,000 members of the Christian community that I represent, I express my loyalty to the prime minister and the nation,” the cardinal said.
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