UCAN Asia News - Dec 4

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Commentary

A church for the 21st century
The message of this Myanmar-Bangladesh visit has universal significance for just the church Pope Francis wishes to shape read more
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News

Stop playing with mobile phones, care for others, pope tells youth
He lauded the determination of young Bangladeshis 'to foster an environment of harmony, of reaching out to others' read more
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Pope expresses satisfaction with meetings on Rohingya crisis
'I knew that if, in an official speech, I would have used the word, they would close the door in my face,' the pope told reporters read more
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Commentary

'Make sure that you choose the right path'
Our life is not without direction, it has a purpose given to us by God, Pope Francis tells young people in Bangladesh read more
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Video

Sunday Gospel reflection with Fr. Bill Grimm
Faith, hope and love are virtues directed toward past, future and present. Watch this video
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Gallery

Pope Francis meets with religious in Dhaka
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Pope Francis equates gossip in religious life to terrorism
'The tongue, brothers and sisters, can destroy a community by speaking badly about another person' read more
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Show concern for welfare of your people, pope tells Bangladeshi bishops
'Show ever greater pastoral closeness to the lay faithful. There is a need to promote their effective participation in the life of your particular churches' read more
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'Become more sensitive to the needs of those whom we serve'
Embody compassion by accompanying people, especially in their moments of suffering, pope tells religious during the last day of his Nov. 30-Dec. 2 Bangladesh visit read more