State violence in Mynmar escalated when police opened fire on hundreds of protesters in the cities across the country, killing 18, according to a UN report. It is the largest number of deaths in a single day since the coup began.
Pope Francis sent a telegram on Tuesday evening to Italy's President Sergio Mattarella, offering condolences at the killing of the Italian Ambassador, Luca Attanasio alongside two others, in an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday.
Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
Myanmar's Catholic bishops have renewed pleas for dialogue in the midst of ongoing unrest. They also reflected on the promise that November elections had inspired, before a military coup d’état earlier this month disrupted national life and sent the country spiralling into crisis.
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