Pope Francis in Burma

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Pope Francis is greeted by crowds as he prepares to say Mass in Yangon, Burma, Nov. 29, 2017.

Your faith and enthusiasm are a welcome sight, Pope tells Burmese youth

Nov 29, 2017

The Catholic young people of Burma are “a welcome sound” of encouragement, Pope Francis told them Thursday at a Mass... Read more

Pope Francis says Mass at Yangon's Kyaikkasan Ground, Nov. 29, 2017.

Revenge can't heal wounds, Pope Francis tells Burma's Catholics

Nov 28, 2017

Encouraging Burma's minority Catholic community on Wednesday, Pope Francis preached the forgiveness and compassion of Christ in the face of... Read more

Pope Francis is greeted on his arrival in Yangon, Burma, Nov. 27, 2017.

Five things to look for during Francis' trip to Burma, Bangladesh

Nov 27, 2017

By Elise Harris

On Monday Pope Francis touched down in Yangon for what will likely be a politically charged and religiously significant six-day... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon.

Burma's cardinal: 'The Pope will come to heal the wounds of the country'

Oct 20, 2017

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis’ trip to Burma will help heal the wounds of his country, especially for minorities under attack, the nation's... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, Sept. 27, 2017.

Pope's Bangladesh, Burma trip to emphasize peace amid conflict

Oct 3, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In November Pope Francis will visit Bangladesh and Burma, two developing countries in Asia, where he will bring a message... Read more