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Pope Francis concludes 21st foreign visit that included Myanmar and Bangladesh
Pope Francis is back at the Vatican City after concluding his 21st foreign visit outside of Italy that took him to Myanmar and Bangladesh.

According to Vatican Radio, the Pope was in Myanmar, from November 27 to 30, and neighbouring Bangladesh, from November 30 to December 2.

It is reported that the Pope carried Christ's message of reconciliation, forgiveness, peace and harmony among the people for the common good. The theme of the Pope's Myanmar visit was 'Love and Peace', and that the Bangladesh, 'Harmony and Peace', stated the Vatican Radio informing that he delivered eight discourses and three homilies.

The Pope met the leaders of Myanmar's various religious communities and urged them 'to work together to rebuild the country through unity amidst the nation's diversity, and not through uniformity'.

In capital city of Dhaka in Bangladesh, Pope Francis met the nation's authorities, the diplomatic corps and civil society, and expressed appreciation for Bangladesh's generosity and solidarity for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar. He called on the international community to find a solution to the Rohingya crisis and help Bangladesh to meet the emergency.

Speaking at the Notre Dame College of Dhaka, the Pope urged the young people 'to reject the false promises of happiness and go out of their self-centeredness to foster an environment of harmony, reaching out to others' and 'talk to their parents and grandparents, without playing with their phones the whole day, ignoring everything around them'.

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