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The rights of the Rohingya must be defended. But the UN’s push for citizenship is wrong

The forthcoming papal visit will be an important moment for a country troubled by violence and persecution

Pope Francis exchanges gifts with Aung San Suu Kyi

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

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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

A human rights activist who spent over a year in a Burmese jail has been ordained to the priesthood

Renewed fighting between the military and the Kachin Independence Army has caused more than 1,000 civilians to flee their homes