Pope in Burma

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The difficult life of a Catholic missionary in Burma

As Pope Francis continues his visit to Burma – also known as Myanmar – this week, he is encountering a... Read more

Pope Francis with Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in the Diplomatic Corps Hall on Nov. 28, 2017.

Burmese bishops say despite pressure, Suu Kyi has their support

As international criticism mounts for Burmese leader Aung Sun Suu Kyi over perceived inaction on the nation's Rohingya refugee crisis,... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter Square, Feb. 22, 2017.

Pope to Burmese bishops: Healing must be a pastoral priority

In a meeting with the bishops leading Burma's small Catholic community, Pope Francis stressed the need to prioritize healing and... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Oct. 25, 2017.

True justice and peace are for all people, Pope tells Buddhist leaders

In a meeting with Buddhist monks in Burma on Wednesday, Pope Francis stressed that true and lasting justice and peace... Read more

Pope Francis addresses authorities in Burma Nov. 28, 2017.

Pope in Burma: Peace requires justice, respect for human rights

In a major speech in Burma, Pope Francis told the nation's leaders to leave conflict behind and work for peace... Read more

Pope Francis meets with religious leaders in Burma Nov. 28, 2017.

Pope stresses peace in unscheduled meeting with Burma's religious leaders

In an impromptu meeting on Tuesday morning, Pope Francis urged religious leaders in Burma to work toward peace, each according... Read more

Pope's trip to Burma comes amid 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'

When Pope Francis visits Burma, also known as Myanmar, this November, his visit will come at one of the most... Read more