Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor in Bangladesh

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor is in Bangladesh as a Papal legate - personal representative of the pope - to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the creation of the Diocese of Dhaka and 400 years of the presence of the Christian faith in this part of South Asia. The Cardinal is Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster and a former President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.



On the first full day of his Bangladesh visit, the Cardinal visited a Seminary in Dhaka to celebrate Mass. In his homily the Cardinal called on the Seminaria...Read more

religious life

Conference of Religious

Day two of the visit saw Cardinal Cormac celebrate Mass with around 30 members of the Bangladesh Conference of Religious at the Apostolic Nunciature. In his...Read more


Islamic Foundation

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor's schedule for day three of his visit to Bangladesh saw His Eminence meet with the Islamic Foundation in Dhaka. In a short ad...Read more


Presidential Meeting

On the fourth full day of his visit to Bangladesh, on Thursday 8 November, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connnor met with the President of Bangladesh, accompanied...Read more


Dhaka Celebrations

On the final day of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor's visit to Bangladesh celebratory events have taken place for the grand celebration of the 125th Annivers...Read more