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Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Maung Bo celebrates Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, Oct. 23, 2023.

Cardinal Bo: Synod on Synodality is ‘a long march of hope for all humanity’

Oct 23, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Myanmar’s Cardinal Charles Maung Bo described the Synod of Synodality as “a long march of hope for all humanity” during... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, pictured on May 12, 2016.

Ukraine conflict: Cardinal Bo fears ‘nightmare scenario’ of ‘global nuclear holocaust’

Mar 4, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Burmese Church leader said the world was on ‘the threshold of self-annihilation.’ Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo in London, England, on May 12, 2016. Credit: Mazur/

Cardinal Bo: Myanmar has endured an ‘extended Way of the Cross’

Feb 1, 2022

By Courtney Mares

“The whole of Myanmar is a war zone,” Cardinal Bo said. Read more

Cardinal Charles Bo of Myanmar

Cardinal Bo: Called to be a voice for human rights in Myanmar

Sep 9, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Cardinal Charles Bo said that one of the “fruits of the culture” in Asia, particularly in Myanmar, is that citizens... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar

Myanmar’s Cardinal Bo reiterates call for end to violence as thousands flee homes  

Jun 28, 2021

By Jose Torres, Jr.

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon in Myanmar appealed for an end to violence on Sunday as thousands of civilians... Read more

Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary.

Cardinal Bo and Cardinal Sarah among speakers at Budapest International Eucharistic Congress

Apr 21, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The International Eucharistic Congress will take place in the Hungarian capital Sept. 5-12. Read more

Charles Maung Bo pictured during a visit to Rome in 2017.

Cardinal Bo: 'We need the light of God’s mercy in Myanmar'

Apr 13, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has urged Catholics in Burma to share God’s mercy amid the suffering caused by the military... Read more

Participants in the Santa Marta Group conference speak at the Holy See Press Office Feb. 9, 2018.

Vatican conference unites police and Church in fight against human trafficking

Feb 9, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

A conference on human trafficking and modern-day slavery was held at the Vatican Feb. 8-9, bringing together church leaders and... Read more