On a Mission

By Henry C. Mayer '52, '57M.A.

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When he heard the call, George Pope answered. He was a young man, and when a priest at Notre Dame made his pitch for the Holy Cross missions in Bengal, Pope took the words to heart. He graduated from the University in 1954, joined the Congregation of Holy Cross and arrived in Dhaka in November 1958. He would spend 44 of the next 46 years of his life in the place now known as Bangladesh.…

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