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01:55 PM, July 13, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:04 PM, July 13, 2020

Chattogram’s Archbishop Moses M Costa dies

Moses M Costa, CSC, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chattogram, died in Dhaka this morning.

He died at 9:20am due to massive heart attack while being treated at Square Hospitals Ltd, said Fr Leonard Rebeiro, Vicar Gen of Chattogram.

He was admitted to the hospital on June 10 with severe pneumonia, Fr Leonard Rebeiro also said.

Moses M Costa, who has been the archbishop of Chattogram since 2011, hailed from Tumilia of Gazipur.

His body is being kept in Tejgaon for people to pay tributes, then it will be taken to his village in Gazipur around 3:30pm, Fr Leonard Rebeiro said.

The deceased will be taken to Chattogram and kept in Patharghata Catholic Church from 7:00am to 2:00pm tomorrow for people to pay their final respects.

The burial will be held in the church premises around 3:30pm tomorrow, added the Vicar Gen of Chattogram.

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