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Day: August 28, 2017

Vatican releases logos for Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh, Myanmar

(Vatican Radio)  The Vatican on Monday released the official logos for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh . The Pope travels to Myanmar (also known as Burma) on 27-30 November and to Bangladesh on 30 November-2 December 2017. Myanmar logo The logo for his visit to Myanmar depicts Pope Francis releasing a white dove from within a heart drawn in the colors of Myanmar’s flag: yellow, green, and red. An outline of Myanmar’s landmass sits beside the Pope within the heart, while the motto for his journey is shown above: “Love & Peace”. Bangladesh logo The logo for Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh has colored streamers in the shape of a dove, with a cross raised over a water lily (Bangladesh’s national flower) within it. Above, the official motto for the Apostolic Journey, “Harmony and Peace”, is written in red. (from Vatican Radio)…

Pope Francis to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh in November

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Myanmar from 27 to 30 November 2017 and to Bangladesh from 30 November to 2 December 2017.
Greg Burke, Director of the Holy See Press Office, made the official announcement in a statement on Monday. 
He said the Pope had welcomed “the invitation of the respective heads of state and bishops”.
Whilst in Myanmar (also known as Burma), Pope Francis will visit the cities of Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. In Bangladesh the Pope will visit Dhaka.
The programme for the Pope’s Apostolic Journey will be published shortly.
(from Vatican Radio)…