- Jul 10, 2020
Catholic clergy in Bangladesh will mark the World Day of Prayer for Humanity with an online retreat on May 14, answering Pope Francis’s call for all religious leaders to pray during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario marked the 3rd World Day of the Poor in Dhaka with a special event for street children.
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.
Three cardinals visited a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh this week, bringing attention to an ongoing humanitarian crisis which has left the world’s headlines.
Bangladeshi Catholics must break taboos surrounding sexual abuse to end a culture of silence, according to the country’s top prelate.
This year’s World Day of the Sick kicked off early in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, the city associated with Mother Teresa, the Church’s great patron saint of the sick.