Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA
Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA

Pope asks Rohingya for forgiveness in first public mention of stateless Muslim group during Asia trip

It came after his Myanmar leg, where he avoided using the term to refer to the ethnic group, because it is seen as incendiary to some

Topic |   Rohingya Muslims
Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA
Pope Francis meets with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Friday. Photo: EPA
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