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  • Catholic Church in Asia responds to Rohingya refugee crisis

    Catholic Church in Asia responds to Rohingya refugee crisis

    Although a small minority in the region, South Asia’s Catholic Church is responding to the Rohingya crisis with humanitarian assistance and advocacy. Hundreds of thousands of members of the Muslim minority have fled Buddhist majority Myanmar, where the military is conducting a “clearance operation.”

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  • Pope to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar later this year

    Pope to visit Bangladesh and Myanmar later this year

    Though the detailed program hasn’t been made public yet, according to a Vatican statement announcing the trips, the dates will be Nov. 27-30 to Myanmar and Nov.30-Dec. 2 to Bangladesh. In Myanmar, the pope will visit the cities of Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, while in Bangladesh only its capital, Dhaka.

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  • Pope in Myanmar won’t be judged by crowds or speeches, but results

    Pope in Myanmar won’t be judged by crowds or speeches, but results

    Founded in 1991, Burma Campaign UK is one of the leading international organizations seeking reform in the country. Its director Mark Farmaner says Pope Francis is likely to face a challenging time when he visits Burma, also known as Myanmar, in a trip which is expected in late November. The pope has spoken up many times to protest the treatment of the Rohingya, a minority Muslim population facing persecution in the country.

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