- Feb 25, 2020
Caritas Bangladesh says a government decision to expand access to education for Rohingya children is “good news and a positive decision.”
An order by the United Nations top court for Myanmar to prevent genocide against its minority Rohingya population “sends a clear message,” according to England’s chief Catholic humanitarian agency.
Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario marked the 3rd World Day of the Poor in Dhaka with a special event for street children.
Catholic faithful in a Bangladesh archdiocese paid tribute to early Christian missionaries and martyrs for “priceless sacrifices” that were instrumental in laying the foundation of the church in the south Asian country.
Bangladesh’s bishops’ conference has decided to have each diocese appoint a designated priest to handle sex abuse accusations, and not establish a central office at the bishops’ conference for child protection.
A second attempt to repatriate hundreds of Rohingya Muslims from camps in Bangladesh failed after the refugees refused to return “unconditionally” to Myanmar.