- Jul 9, 2020
MUMBAI, India – Myanmar’s top Catholic prelate called for “economic and ecological justice” after a mining accident killed at least 172 people in Hpakant the country’s Kachin state.
With anti-racism protests gripping the United States and other countries, young activists in Myanmar see it as the right time to challenge racism in the Buddhist-majority country.
Catholic clergy in Bangladesh will mark the World Day of Prayer for Humanity with an online retreat on May 14, answering Pope Francis’s call for all religious leaders to pray during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
MUMBAI, India – One of Asia’s top cardinals says the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is a “frightening” time and presents a “big challenge to our faith.” Myanmar Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, the president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, was speaking during his homily for Divine Mercy Sunday “Our
One of Asia’s top prelates has laid the blame for the coronavirus on the doorstep of China’s communist government, saying it has the “primary responsibility” for the pandemic which has put much of the world under lockdown.
As Myanmar gets ready for a general election later this year, Cardinal Charles Bo is calling for members of the clergy to be given the vote.