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Bangladesh: Pope Comforts Elderly, Children

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Bangladesh: Pope Comforts Elderly, Children

Pope Francis on December 2, 2017, made a private visit to the “€œMother 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 “€œMother 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 “€œMother 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.



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