• Pope to pick up more stamps for the passport in 2017

    Pope to pick up more stamps for the passport in 2017

    • Dec 13, 2016

    Right now, Pope Francis has confirmed that he plans to travel to Fatima and to India and Bangladesh in 2017, and strongly wants to visit Africa, perhaps including South Sudan. Beyond that, it’s not clear where else he might go, though Colombia remains a possibility.

  • Mother Teresa prize goes to Bangladeshi Muslim hero

    Mother Teresa prize goes to Bangladeshi Muslim hero

    • Nov 27, 2016

    In the wake of the July terrorist attacks in Dhaka by Islamic militants, which targeted an upscale neighborhood in Bangladesh’s capital city, Faraaz Hossain’s story spread quickly around the world, hailed as a model of bravery and selflessness.

  • Bangladesh cardinal sees red hat as a megaphone for peace

    Bangladesh cardinal sees red hat as a megaphone for peace

    • Nov 17, 2016

    As Bangladesh struggles to defend its legacy of interreligious harmony, the country’s first-ever cardinal says the pope has handed him a megaphone to influence the culture. “For sure, now they’ll listen to me more, they’ll take my contributions more seriously,” said Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario.