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Pope urges Myanmar Bishops to continue to provide prophetic voice

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday met with the 22 Catholic Bishops of Myanmar and reflected with them on the joys and challenges of their ministry in the nation. The meeting took place in Yangon’s Cathedral Complex. After addressing those ...

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It’s official: Pope Francis to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh in November

Vatican City, Aug 28, 2017 / 02:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday the Vatican confirmed rumors that have been swirling the past few weeks about a papal visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, announcing that Pope Francis will visit the two ...

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Vatican releases logos for Pope Francis’ visit to Bangladesh, Myanmar

(Vatican Radio)  The Vatican on Monday released the official logos for Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Myanmar and Bangladesh. The Pope travels to Myanmar (also known as Burma) on 27-30 November and to Bangladesh on 30 November-2 December 2017. Myanmar ...

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Msgr. Paul Tschang In-Nam, the First Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar

The Holy Father on Saturday raised the Holy See’s diplomatic relations with Myanmar to the rank of Apostolic Nunciature, appointing  Archbishop Paul Tschang In-Nam, until now the Apostolic delegate to Myanmar,  as the first Apostolic Nuncio  to the same country. ...

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Myanmar Church welcomes diplomatic relations with the Holy See

Bishop John Hsane Hgyi, the bishop of Pathein diocese of Myanmar has expressed joy over the joint agreement between the Holy See and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar of establishing diplomatic relations, a decision he says is for ...

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What the Church is doing to help flood victims in Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 13, 2015 / 11:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 100 people have been killed and thousands more displaced by monsoon flooding in Myanmar, one of the poorest nations in Asia. With government relief efforts faltering, the Catholic ...

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Myanmar celebrates 500 years of Catholicism with music, art

Yangon, Myanmar, Aug 30, 2014 / 07:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Celebrating 500 years since the arrival of Catholicism in Myanmar, Catholic artists have pooled together to evangelize through a new musical endeavor.   Catholic Creative Artists Association – an indigenous ...

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