DHAKA, Bangladesh — As Bangladesh experiences widespread strikes and violent protests in the run-up to its parliamentary elections, the bishop of the nation's capital is encouraging a peaceful contribution from local Christians.
“The situation is very tense. For months, we have been experiencing strikes, blockades, violent conflict, terrorist attacks, arson and hatred here in Bangladesh. There have been deaths, and hundreds of people have been injured,” Archbishop Patrick D'Rozario of Dhaka told the charity Aid to the Church in Need in a Dec. 26 interview.
“I am asking all Christians in the country and elsewhere to pray for peace and reconciliation in Bangladesh. … Our prayers are not...READ MORE