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  • Bangladeshi religious leaders have high hopes for pope’s visit

    Bangladeshi religious leaders have high hopes for pope’s visit

    • Nov 26, 2017

    Francis’s visit will celebrate a 46-year Vatican-Bangladesh relationship, said Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, archbishop of Dhaka. “Our nation is like a river,” the cardinal said. “Sometimes you see strong currents fueled by strong winds, but at the riverbed there is calmness. And this comes from the basic religiosity and pluralism of people.”

  • Pope visits Italian region that rebuilt after 2012 quake

    Pope visits Italian region that rebuilt after 2012 quake

    • Apr 2, 2017

    “There are those who remain buried in the rubble of life,” Pope Francis said in his homily speaking about earthquakes which have devastated parts of Italy. He spoke to an estimated 20,000 gathered for Mass during his visit in northern Italy. “And there are those, like you, who with the help of God rise from the rubble to rebuild.”

  • Pope speaks on refugees, women priests, Protestants, and more

    Pope speaks on refugees, women priests, Protestants, and more

    • Nov 1, 2016

    Pope Francis on Tuesday said that fear is a poor adviser for countries struggling to set policies for immigrants and refugees, suggested that Catholicism’s ban on women priests is “forever,” and also confirmed that the Vatican will participate in talks to try to address Venezuela’s tensions under President Nicolas Maduro.