Pope meets 16 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, says they are 'images of the living God'

Posted December 1, 2017 10:10 pm by Editor

Pope meets 16 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, says they are 'images of the living God'

DHAKA, Bangladesh – Each human being is created in the image and likeness of God, yet so often people desecrate that image with violence as seen in the treatment of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, Pope Francis said.”Today, the presence of God is also called ‘Rohingya,'” the Pope said Dec. 1 after meeting, clasping hands with and listening intently to 16 Rohingya who have found shelter in Bangladesh.”They, too, are images of the living God,” Pope Francis told a gathering of Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu leaders gathered in Dhaka for an interreligious meeting for peace.”Dear brothers and sisters,” he told the

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