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Pope hails Bangladesh as model of interreligious harmony

Dhaka: Pope Francis has hailed Bangladesh as a role model of peaceful coexistence of people with different religious beliefs. The head of the Roman Catholic Church praised Bangladesh in ...Read More...

Pope meets orphans at Mother Teresa House

Dhaka: Pope Francis visited a home in Dhaka founded by Mother Teresa for orphans, unwed mothers and destitute elderly on Nov.2 as he wrapped up his trip to Myanmar ...Read More...

‘I Ask Forgiveness,’ Pope tells Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh

Pope Francis has greeted and blessed Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh from neighboring Myanmar, grasping their hands and listening to their stories at an interfaith peace prayer in ...Read More...

Pope Francis trades popemobile for a rickshaw

Pope Francis waved to crowds from the backseat of one of Bangladesh’s typical bicycle-pulled rickshaws en route to a meeting of interfaith leaders at the residence of Dhaka’s archbishop. Bangladeshi ...Read More...

Western Nuclear powers to boycott Nobel Peace Award ceremony

OSLO, Norway — Breaking with tradition, nearly all ambassadors of the world’s nuclear powers will not attend this year’s Nobel Peace Prize ceremony which honors efforts to ban atomic ...Read More...

Lankan Church women demand zero tolerance to violence

Colombo: A consultation on action against violence in post war Sri Lanka heard Church women asserting zero tolerance. “The Church in Sri Lanka should ensure zero tolerance to violence ...Read More...

Catholic priest goes missing in Bangladesh

A Catholic priest has disappeared in Bangladesh, police said on Wednesday, as the country stepped up security ahead of a landmark visit by Pope Francis that follows a rise ...Read More...

Pope Francis calls for healing and reconciliation in Myanmar

In an historic mass to some 150,000 worshipers in Yangon, Myanmar, Pope Francis on Nov 29 urged the country’s Catholics to respond to hatred and rejection with “forgiveness and ...Read More...

Dubai church to celebrate 50 years of congregation

Dubai: As the nation turns 46, a church in Dubai is celebrating the 50th year of beginning its congregation here, symbolising the peace, harmony and tolerance existing in the ...Read More...

Historic photo exhibit of Mother Teresa begins in Tokyo

The life of Mother Teresa (1910-97), the Macedonian nun who devoted herself to serving the destitute mainly in India, continues inspiring people across the globe to play a healing ...Read More...
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