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European Commission officials visit camps for internally displaced Rohingyas in Burma.

Muslims and Christians in Burma still face persecution, US officials warn

Dec 14, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

Rohingya Muslims in Burma, as well as Christians, face continued persecution, destruction of homes and places of worship, and threats... Read more

St. Mary's Cathedral in Yangon, Burma's largest city.

How can the Catholic Church help Burma's transition to democracy?

Mar 21, 2016

The bishops of Burma held a three-day seminar earlier this month to discuss the Church's role in reconciliation as the... Read more

Church submerged in flood waters in Myanmar in Aug 2015.

What the Church is doing to help flood victims in Myanmar

Aug 13, 2015

More than 100 people have been killed and thousands more displaced by monsoon flooding in Myanmar, one of the poorest... Read more

Burmese members of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd celebrate International Women's Day 2015 in Yangon.

Nuns in Burma encourage empowerment of women, end to inequality

Mar 9, 2015

A community of women religious held a workshop in Burma's largest city over the weekend to mark International Women's Day,... Read more

This window at Immaculate Church in Kutkai, in Burma's Shan state, was broken Feb. 24, 2015 by shrapnel from a small artillery shell.

Burmese parish attacked amid ethnic conflict

Mar 6, 2015

A parish in the Shan state of Burma, also known as Myanmar, became embroiled in the region’s spiraling conflict last... Read more

Church in Burma explores challenges of openness to modernity

Oct 6, 2014

The bishops of Burma held communications and media workshops last week to help form the laity of the country to... Read more

Arcbishop Charles Bo SDB of Yangon (Seated Center) with Burmese professional Catholic artists during the recording of the music album Revelation.

Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Aug 30, 2014

Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new... Read more

Embrace Easter hope and forgiveness, archbishop tells Myanmar

Apr 22, 2014

In his Easter message, Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, emphasized the hope of the holy day and encouraged the... Read more

Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon (center) says Mass in this undated file photo.

Burmese bishop sees 'new dawn' of hope for his nation

Jan 22, 2014

The bishop of Burma's largest city has written a New Year's message encouraging the Burmese to remain united and to... Read more