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Myanmar
February 23, 2021
Cardinal Charles Bo calls for “fasting from anger" in his lenten appeal as protests against the military coup in Myanmar intensify.
February 22, 2021
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.
February 22, 2021
Myanmar's military rulers have threatened protesters with deadly force following calls for a general strike to oppose the coup instigated on 1st February.
February 10, 2021
As an estimated 100,000 protesters demonstrated in Yangon and thousands more marched across the country on Wednesday, 40 police joined protesters in Kayah province.
February 08, 2021
As tens of thousands take to Myanmar's streets, police have fired water cannons to disperse the crowds of demonstrators in Naypyidaw, the country's capital.
February 08, 2021
Pope Francis held a moment of silent prayer for Myanmar (Burma) during his Angelus address on Sunday, expressing his “spiritual closeness," along with "prayers" and "solidarity” with the people of the country.
February 07, 2021
In a statement issued Friday, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar asked Catholics -- a tiny minority in the mostly Buddhist nation of 53 million -- to participate in an hour of adoration while keeping a fast. 
February 04, 2021
Cardinal Archbishop of Yangon Charles Bo has called on the Myanmar military to release Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian officials detained on 1st February as part of their "shocking" coup