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Teachers protest in Hpa-An, the capital of Karen State, Burma, on Feb. 9, 2021. Credit: Ninjastrikers (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Burma’s Catholic bishops call for peace and dialogue as two protesters killed

Feb 22, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Catholic bishops of Burma have called for a “return to dialogue” as two protesters were killed during demonstrations over the weekend.  Read more

Credit: Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition Myanmar Facebook page

Report: Catholic nuns join protests against Burma’s military coup

Feb 15, 2021

Catholic nuns in Burma have joined widespread protests against the recent military coup, Asian Catholic websites have reported.   Read more

Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Sept. 7, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis prays for stability in Burma as protestors condemn coup

Feb 7, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis prayed Sunday for justice and national stability in Burma as tens of thousands protest the Feb. 1 military... Read more

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

Burma’s Catholic bishops call for prayer and fasting after coup

Feb 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Catholic bishops in Burma have announced that Feb. 7 will be a day of prayer and fasting for peace in their... Read more

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon.

Cardinal Bo urges Burma's military to release Aung San Suu Kyi after 'shocking' coup

Feb 3, 2021

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo urged Burma’s military on Wednesday to release Aung San Suu Kyi after its “shocking” coup on... Read more