Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/BANGLADESH – A missionary: “To bring the Gospel of Christ into society”
Dhaka – “The Church in Bangladesh is called to give greater emphasis and responsibility to lay Catholics, trying to make understood that the apostolate is not only the ecclesial service, in the context of parishes or movements, but is also and especially that in society, in structures related to politics, the world of work, the family and in the context of dialogue with young people, in all those other realities where it is urgent to bring the Gospel of Christ”. This is what Fabrizio Calegari, missionary of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions , said in an interview with Agenzia Fides, summarizing the challenges of the Bengali Catholic community. “With a spirit of service – he underlines – it is necessary to try to increase mainly the spiritual life of the faithful called to witness Christ in the dear areas of society”.