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Burma has a long way to go. But the Church will now be an even stronger voice for justice and peace

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Aung San Suu Kyi

The announcement came after Aung San Suu Kyi met with Pope Francis on Thursday

Bishop Mark O’Toole of Plymouth has urged every Catholic in his diocese to be a missionary disciple

aung san suu kyi

The nobel laureate has become a more controversial figure since coming to power last year

During his general audience, Francis made reference to the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese immigrant

Two Baptist pastors who had shown journalists a Catholic church allegedly damaged by airstrikes were summoned to an army base

Like many countries, Burma has been ravaged by sectarian hatred. But at an inter-religious meeting, I saw a flicker of hope

Church bombed as tensions between state military and ethnic groups in northern Burma escalate

Addressing a historic gathering, Cardinal Bo said Burma was a ‘religious nation’ that ‘never had faith in atheism’