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NCYB and local YMCA leaders explore peacebuilding and ecumenical coexistence with the newly appointed Archbishop

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Last Updated (Wednesday, 24 March 2021 15:41)

Lay leader and Professional of NCYB congratulating new Archbishop

The Vatican appointed new Archbishop Bejoy N D'Cruze for the Catholic Church of Bangladesh on September 27, 2020. The Archbishop is based in Dhaka and will be responsible for leading Catholic Churches' spiritual development and leading the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangladesh. On behalf of NCYB, lay leaders and professionals congratulated the new Archbishop with a flower bouquet and cake on 1st March 2021. The team was led by Mr. Babu Markus Gomes, President NCYB, and Mr. Nipun Sangma, National General Secretary of NCYB.

During the conversation, the Archbishop expressed his interest in working more on peacebuilding and community strengthening by facilitating interfaith dialogue and ecumenical coexistence. The Archbishop has highly appreciated the contribution of NCYB to the community and Bangladesh's Christian society since its establishment.

Archbishop Bishop Bejoy N D'Cruze was born on February 9, 1956, at Tuital in Nawabganj, Bandura, Dhaka and was ordained as a priest on February 20, 1987.

Prepared by- Biplob Rangsa, Executive Secretary, NCYB