Church in Asia

  • APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO MYANMAR AND BANGLADESH (26 NO...

    MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES, THE CIVIL SOCIETY AND THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS  ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS International Convention Centre (Nay Pyi Taw) Tuesday, 28 November 2017 Madam State Counsellor, Honourable Government and Civil Authorities, Your Eminence, My Brother Bishops, Disti...

  • APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS IN BURMA AND BANGLADESH

    INTERRELIGIOUS AND ECUMENICAL MEETING FOR PEACE IN BANGLADESH ADDRESS OF POPE FRANCIS Residence of the Archbishop (Dhaka) Friday, December 1, 2017     Distinguished Guests, Dear Friends, Our meeting, which brings together representatives of the various religious communities present in this...

  • Pope Francis to ordain 16 priests in Bangladesh

    During his upcoming apostolic visit to Bangladesh, Pope Francis will ordain 16 priests.   The Pope who is visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh, Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, will ordain them on Dec. 1, during an open-air morning Mass at Suharawardy Udyan Park in the capital Dhaka.  Some 10,000 people are expe...

  • Pope Francis condemns “diabolic” attack on Missionaries of Charity i...

    Pope Francis was “shocked and profoundly saddened” by the murder of four Missionaries of Charity and twelve other people at a home for the elderly in Aden, Yemen Gunmen entered the building on Friday and went room-to-room, handcuffing victims before shooting them in the head. A message signed by...

  • 4 Missionaries of Charity, Other Helpers Killed in Yemen

    Four of Mother Teresa’s nuns were killed by gunmen in a raid on a care home for the elderly early this morning in Aden, Yemen. The death of the Missionaries of Charity was confirmed to the Fides news agency by sources at the Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia. In addition to the nuns, the dr...

  • Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

    “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the help of the Holy […]