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Pope Francis and Bhaddanta Kumarabhivasma (L), shake hands at an interfaith meeting in Yangon

Pope Francis and Bhaddanta Kumarabhivasma (L), shake hands at an interfaith meeting in Yangon

Pope in Myanmar on justice, peace and environmental protection

29/11/2017 12:56

At meeting with Buddhist leaders and later with Myanmar's Catholic bishops, Pope Francis calls for strengthened ecumenical and interfaith cooperation to shape society through shared values of justice and peace

Refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Sanctions will block Myanmar reform and invite China in

31/10/2017 15:03

“The United States and the International community should have a different approach and work with the government instead of imposing new sanctions on a transitioning democracy,” said Bishop Pyone Cho of Pyay, whose diocese covers Rakhine State of Myanmar.

 

Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar has been campaigning for return of Catholic schools nationalized by the military in 1965.

Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar has been campaigning for return of Catholic schools nationalized by the military in 1965.

Bishops seek return of schools nationalized by Myanmar military

04/09/2017 16:17

Considered SE Asia’s best-educated nation in the 1950s, Myanmar’s educational standards declined heavily with the nationalization of  schools and institutions by the military junta in 1965.