- Oct 24, 2020
Bangladeshi Catholics must break taboos surrounding sexual abuse to end a culture of silence, according to the country’s top prelate.
Church leaders across Asia have expressed alarm over threats to press freedom amid reports of increasing attacks and intimidation of journalists, resulting in growing levels of self-censorship.
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle said he was bringing a “message of hope” to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh this week.
Bangladeshis want candidates to “tackle corruption” and guarantee good governance, the country’s top Catholic says.
One year after the Burmese government launched a brutal campaign of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State, human rights activists are calling for increased international efforts to alleviate the suffering of refugees.
Bangladesh’s first cardinal has gotten an “enthusiastic” reception as he tours North America.