• Address of Pope to Young People at Notre Dame College

    Address of Pope to Young People Notre Dame College (Saturday, 2 Dec. 2017) Dear Young Friends, good evening! Here we are together at last! I am grateful to all of you for your warm welcome. I thank Bishop Gervas Rozario for his kind words, and Upasana and Anthony for their testimonies. There is something unique about young people: you are always full of Read More

  • Speech of Pope Francis to Priests, Religious, Seminarians and Novices of Bangladesh

    Speech of Pope Francis to Priests, Religious, Seminarians and Novices of Bangladesh Holy Rosary Church, Tejgaon – Dhaka (December 2nd 2017) Dear Brothers and Sisters, I thank Archbishop Moses Costa for his introduction and you for your talks. I have here an eight-page written address… But we came here to listen to the Pope, not to get bored! So I will Read More

  • Remarks of the Holy Father to the Group of Rohingya Refugees

    Remarks of the Holy Father to the Group of Rohingya Refugees (December 1st 2017) Dear brothers and sisters, all of us are close to you. There is little that we can do because your tragedy is so great. But let us make room in our heart. In the name of everyone, of those who persecute you, of those who have wronged you, above all for the indifference of the Read More

  • Ecumenical and Interreligious meeting for peace (Address of Pope Francis)

    Ecumenical and Interreligious meeting for peace Address of Pope Francis Garden of the Archbishopʼs Residence (Dhaka) - Friday, 1 December 2017 Distinguished Guests, Dear Friends, Our meeting, which brings together representatives of the various religious communities present in this country, represents a highly significant moment in my Visit to Bangladesh. Read More

  • Address of Pope Francis to Bishops in Bangladesh

    Address of Pope Francis to Bishops in Bangladesh Home for retired priests (Dhaka) – 1st Dec. 2017 Your Eminence, Dear Brother Bishops, How good it is for us to be together! I thank Cardinal Patrick [D’Rozario] for his words of introduction, which presented the varied spiritual and pastoral works of the Church in Bangladesh. I particularly appreciated his Read More

  • Words of Pope Francis in the Cathedral

    Words of Pope Francis in the Cathedral (1st Dec.2017) Good afternoon! I thank all of you who are here, Christian leaders and lay people who work in the service of God’s kingdom. They told me I had to say a few words to you, and one word comes to mind, which I would like to share with you. The Apostle Paul said that he felt in his heart: “Woe to me if I do Read More

  • Homily of Pope at Holy Mass at Suhrawardy Udyan

    Homily of Pope at Holy Mass Suhrawardy Udyan Friday, 1 Dec. 2017 Beloved brothers and sisters: because these our sons, who are your relatives and friends, are now to be advanced to the Order of priests, consider carefully the nature of the rank in the Church to which they are about to be raised. It is true that God has made his entire holy people aroyal Read More

  • 7th Asian Youth Day- 2017 in Indonesia

    The 7th Asian Youth Day 2017 held in Yogyakarta city, Archdiocese of Semarang, Java Island, Indonesia from 30 July – 9 August 2017 on the theme: “Joyful Asian Youth! Living the Gospel in Multicultural Asia” and the Bible Verse: “Speaking in our own languages, the mighty deeds of God” (Acts 2:1-12). The program was divided into three parts: (1) Days in the Read More

  • National Seminar of EC – for Family Life

    The Episcopal Commission for Family Life organized a national seminar at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Matasagor, Dinajpur from July 27 - 29, 2017. The dioceses of Dinajpur and Rajshahi assisted in organizing the seminar. The theme of the seminar was “Christian Marriage and Love in the Family: Pastoral Care to Families in the Present Complex Realities of Life.” Read More