TV program on Pope Francis

Watch TV program in Masranga TV on Pope Francis at 6.00pm today. Live Program BTV will air live of HOLY MASS and priestly ordination in Suhrawardy Udyan Park at 10.00am to 12.20pm and Archbishop’s House program at 4.15 to 6.00pm on December 1. BTV also will air live Tejgaon Church program at 10.00am to 12.00pm on December 2. You are requested to watch all these programs.  

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Pope to inaugurate 2018 Jubilee Celebrations

In a long article of the Vatican Paper L’Osservatore Romano (Sunday 26th of November, page 8), written by Card. Patrick D’Rozario (in Italian) in view of Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh, he launches an important Jubilee for next year. He writes: In 2018 it will be the 5th Centenary of the arrival of the first Christians in Bangladesh. They were merchants coming from Portugal, and established themselves at Diang, nearby Chittagong, in 1518. Pope’s visit

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The poor are true persons to meet

During a recent conference at the Gregorian University in Rome, on the theme “A minority that evangelizes”, card. Luis Tagle, president of Caritas Internationalis, said he was surprised to see how minorities have the capacity of evangelizing others. “The best expressions of joy after encountering Jesus, we see in the poor and humble persons. That’s why pope Francis insists so much on the Church poor for the poor”. “The church has to examine herself from

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Catholic Church in Bangladesh

Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, csc. Archbishop of Dhaka:   INTRODUCTION The Catholic Church in Bangladesh is once again ready to receive the visit of a Pope in the person of His Holiness Pope Francis for his Apostolic journey scheduled from November 30 to December 2, 2017. This is the third visit of a Pope in this soil, the first being on November 26, 1970 at midnight by Paul VI with an hour of stopover at the

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Background of Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh

Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, csc: His Holiness Pope Francis will come to Bangladesh on 30 November 2017 afternoon and he will return on 2 December. We envision his visit as a celebration together with the people of Bangladesh the “Harmony and Peace” with all his feelings, thoughts, reflections and messages. The question may be asked: Why is he coming to Bangladesh? What is the background of his visit? I want to answer these questions though briefly.

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Khulna Welcomes the Pope

Poster visible in various parts of the city of Khulna since 22nd of November. It says: Khulna people gives a very cordial “Welcome” to Pope Francis, spiritual Guide of all humanity, coming to Bangladesh on the 30th of November. Poster promoted by the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue, Khulna. For more information

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Card. Patrick presents program and spirit of Pope’s visit

The event took place at the new Hall in Kakrail compound at noon, 21st of November. Invited were particularly senior journalists and Media operators. With them joined also young staff, eager to follow the event that will bring Bangladesh to the international attention. Infact, more than 70 international journalists with travel to Dhaka with the Pope, and hundred more journalists are expected to arrive from various countries, such as Australia, Poland etcetera. Mons. Shorot voiced

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Youth in Myanmar, Bangladesh find meaning in Pope Francis’ visit

John Zaw, Mandalay, Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario, Dhaka, Asia   Many young people in Myanmar and Bangladesh believe Pope Francis’ forthcoming visits will help them face life’s challenges. Pope Francis, who will be in the neighboring nations from Nov. 27-Dec. 2, intends to focus on meeting young people of different faiths and denominations. The pontiff is expected to use the opportunity to take the “pulse” of young people ahead of next year’s Synod

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Transcript of His Holiness Pope Francis’ video-Message for Bangladesh

Dear friends, as I prepare to visit Bangladesh in a few days’ time, I would like to send a message of greeting and friendship to all of its  people. I look forward to the moments we will be able to spend together. I come as minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to proclaim his message of reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace. My visit intends to confirm the Catholic community of Bangladesh in its faith and

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Dhaka, young Christians anxiously await Pope Francis’s visit

Bangladesh’s young Christians are filled with joy and excitement as they look forward to meeting Pope Francis. The pontiff is expected in Dhaka from 30 November to 2 December 2017. The schedule of the pastoral visit includes a meeting with Bangladeshi you on the last day at Dhaka’s Notre Dame College. For that occasion, some ten thousand young people are expected, including hundreds from other Christian confessions as well as other religions. AsiaNews spoke to

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