Bangladesh: Pope Comforts Elderly, Children

Visit to the ‘Mother Teresa House’ in Tejgaon

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Pope Francis on December 2, 2017, made a private visit to the “Mother Teresa House” in Tejgaon.

Upon arrival, the Pope was received by the bishop responsible for social pastoral ministry, H.E. Msgr. Paul Ponen Kubi, C.S.C., Bishop of Mymensingh, the superior of the “Mother Teresa House”, and the regional superior of the Missionary Sisters of Charity. He was then accompanied to two rooms where he was awaited by several children and elderly people, assisted by the Congregation’s facilities, while a choir of children performed several hymns in the courtyard of the House.

At the end of his visit, the Holy Father presented a gift to the “Mother Teresa House”. He then transferred on foot to the Holy Rosary Church for the meeting with priests, men, and women religious, consecrated persons, seminarians, and novices.

 

JF

 

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