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Upon arrival in Bangladesh, Pope Francis paid a courtesy visit to the President of the Republic of Bangladesh, Mr. Abdul Hamid at 5.30 pm local time. Upon arrival, the Pope was welcomed by the Military Secretary who accompanied him at the entrance of honor where the President awaited him. In the Credentials Hall there was ...read more
On Thursday morning, after having leaving the Archbishop’s Residence, Pope Francis travelled to St. Mary’s Cathedral in Yangon for Mass with young people. Before entering the Cathedral, the Pope greeted the faithful gathered outside from the Popemobile. At 10:45 am local time (4:45 pm Rome time), Pope Francis presided at the Eucharist on the liturgical ...read more
Pope Francis on Wednesday met with the 22 Catholic Bishops of Myanmar and reflected with them on the joys and challenges of their ministry in the nation. The meeting took place in Yangon’s Cathedral Complex. Please find below the Pope’s prepared speech to Myanmar Bishops: Your Eminence, My Brother Bishops, For all of us, this has ...read more
Pope Francis on Wednesday addressed the Supreme Sangha Council of Buddhist Monks at the Kaba Aye Center in Yangon during his Apostolic Journey to Myanmar. Please find the full text of the Pope’s speech: It is a great joy for me to be with you. I thank the Most Venerable Bhaddanta Dr Kumarabhivamsa, Chairman of ...read more
On Wednesday morning, Pope Francis left the Archbishop’s residence in Yangon and traveled to the Kyaikkasan Ground. Upon his arrival, and after riding among the faithful in the Pope mobile, the Pope celebrated Holy Mass on the XXXIV week of ordinary time. At the conclusion of the Eucharistic Celebration, the Archbishop of Yangon, Cardinal Charles ...read more
Pope Francis on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, addressed Myanmar’s government authorities, civil societies, and the diplomatic corps in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, while on his Apostolic Visit to Myanmar. Please find below the official English translation of the Pope’s speech: Madam State Counsellor, Honourable Government and Civil Authorities, Your Eminence, My Brother Bishops, Distinguished ...read more