Bangladeshi policemen keep guard in front of a church in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pope Francis will wade into the religious and political minefield of Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and the effects of their exodus to Bangladesh when he visits both countries next month. The Vatican has released the itinerary for the Nov. 26-Dec. 2 trip, which has taken on greater visibility since Myanmar security forces responded to Rohingya militant attacks with a broad crackdown in August.
Bangladeshi policemen keep guard in front of a church in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pope Francis will wade into the religious and political minefield of Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and the effects of their exodus to Bangladesh when he visits both countries next month. The Vatican has released the itinerary for the Nov. 26-Dec. 2 trip, which has taken on greater visibility since Myanmar security forces responded to Rohingya militant attacks with a broad crackdown in August. A.M. Ahad AP
Bangladeshi policemen keep guard in front of a church in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pope Francis will wade into the religious and political minefield of Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims and the effects of their exodus to Bangladesh when he visits both countries next month. The Vatican has released the itinerary for the Nov. 26-Dec. 2 trip, which has taken on greater visibility since Myanmar security forces responded to Rohingya militant attacks with a broad crackdown in August. A.M. Ahad AP

Pope enters Rohingya minefield with Myanmar-Bangladesh trip

October 18, 2017 06:00 AM

UPDATED October 18, 2017 06:00 AM

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