- Sep 24, 2020
Bishop Alexander Pyone Cho has called for dialogue among all parties as violence escalates in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
A U.N. fact-finding mission said senior military officials in Myanmar must be prosecuted for genocide and war crimes against Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorities.
National and international religious leaders meeting in Myanmar have called on the government “to take full responsibilities for a thorough and transparent investigation into multiple crimes perpetrated in Rakhine State and elsewhere.”
YANGON, Myanmar — There are just over 20 Catholic bishops in Myanmar, an overwhelmingly Buddhist nation in which Catholics represent one percent of the population. Lest anyone think small size and relative obscurity mean the bishops have it easy, Pope Francis threw cold water on that idea by laying out