Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: ASIA/BANGLADESH – Archbishop Moses Costa dies due to the consequences of Covid-19
Dhaka – He contracted Covid-19 and had been hospitalized for a month. Weakened by the infection, Archbishop Moses M. Costa, CSC, 70 years old, Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chattogram, died today, July 13, at Square Hospital in Dhaka. After hospitalization, Mgr. Costa had improved. But later on, despite testing negative for Covid-19, his situation deteriorated. For the past 48 hours he was in intensive care, where he had a series of strokes caused by cerebral hemorrhage, which proved fatal. The small Catholic community of Bangladesh is deeply affected and saddened by the loss of the Archbishop, who was also Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh .