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Bishop in Myanmar dies of COVID-19—a servant of the people

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News reports are showing people dying in their homes and in ambulances without proper treatment. The pandemic is out of control, spreading fear and anxiety among the population.

Cardinal Bo

In Myanmar, grief and shock after army attacks a Catholic church

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“Let us remember the blood that is spilled is not some enemy’s blood. Those who died and those who were wounded are citizens of this country.”

Myanmar: ACN calls for prayers

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“I am shaken by the news that has reached us from Myanmar—the degree of brutality with which the security forces are apparently prepared to shoot anyone whom they see on the streets.”

In Myanmar, cardinal urges protestors not to turn to violence

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“All faith traditions adhere to non-violence because all violence is intrinsically evil. Violence brings greater violence. I unconditionally condemn ail acts of violence against unarmed civilians.”

Cardinal Bo

Myanmar: ‘the killings must stop at once’

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“The blood spilled is not the blood of an enemy. It is the blood of our own sisters and brothers, our own citizens.”

Myanmar: ‘I fear there is going to be a bloodbath’

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“But what can the people do against tanks? And tanks are now being deployed everywhere.”

‘We have shed enough blood’—Myanmar bishops call for dialogue

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“Peace is possible. Peace is the only way. Democracy is the only light to that path.”

Cardinal Bo

Cardinal speaks out on military coup in Myanmar

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“Let there be no violence against our dear people of Myanmar.”

Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar (2017)

In Myanmar, religious leaders are called to be peace builders

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“This coming election is very important because it involves a choice between the old system, with its exclusive culture, and an inclusive culture.”

Myanmar cardinal defends Aung San Suu Kyi

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“Our perception is that she is trying to stabilize the fragile democracy. Democracy is hard won and it took 60 years to get to where the country is today.”

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