- Feb 27, 2021
Nearly a month after a military coup ousted Myanmar’s government, the country’s bishops have urged leaders in all parties at every level to strive for peace and reconciliation after two people died in protests over the weekend.
Charles Maung Bo has become the leading voice for democracy in Myanmar after Monday’s coup, but at the same time, he is being pragmatic in his dealings with the military.
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo has called on the Myanmar military to release the country’s elected officials – including Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi – “at the earliest” moment possible.
Myanmar’s top prelate is calling on the government to “create the conditions for peace” in the troubled country.
Dialogue among like-minded people from different faiths is of “limited value,” says the president of Asia’s main Catholic body. Cardinal Charles Bo also drew attention to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s Catholic cardinal is urging voters to look for integrity, not just intelligence, when voting on the country’s Nov. 8 general election.