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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will begin a two-day trip to Myanmar on 10 May to discuss important bi-lateral and local questions, notably the Rakhine state, from which tens of thousand Rohingya Muslims have escaped after last year's violent outbreak. Myanmar's military has been blacklisted in a new UN survey by a group of governments and rebels "credibly suspected" of bringing rape and other forms of sexually assaulted persons into conflict at first.

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemns the Myanmar administration for having continued to "condemn to death" the lives of Rohingya Muslims by quoting reports of media burials by newscasters.

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Returning from Bangladesh to Rome, Pope Francis gave a glimpse of his communications policy to the press and said that when it comes to a delicate issue, he sometimes preferred to speak out in public to get his messages across, but more openly in personal conversation.....

  • When Pope Francis is travelling around the globe, he often takes a moment to come and see the Jesuit community..... Wilbert Mireh, SJ, participated this weekend in the Pope's Jesuit mission to Burma..... Mireh' part in the trip was unique: He is the first Jesuit from Burma to be ordinated as a cleric.....
  • Burmese young Catholics are "a welcome sound" of encouraging, Pope Francis said to them on Thursday at a mass in St. Mary's Cathedral in Yangon.... - Encouraging the Burmese Roman Catholics, Pope Francis proclaimed Christ's remission and sympathy in the face of violent and injurious events.....
  • The Pope Francis landed in Yangon on Monday for a six-day journey, probably of political and religious significance, which will take him both to Burma and Bangladesh as the two nations face an emerging mismatch. - Congregation in the Church's first and only Myanmar universal church minister, the first and only Myanmar universal minister, Charles Maung Bo, and the Pope of Burma gathered in a personal audiences in preparation for Pope Francis's visit to Burma....

He has made three suggestions to the Pope for his forthcoming journey. - On Friday, Pope Francis sent a videofreeting to the Burmese nation - also known as Myanmar - before his journey from 27 to 30 November, saying he is arriving to preach the Gospel and foster peacemaking in a land plagued by a fierce human and civilian crises around the Muslim minorities in Rohingya....

  • ponciski' s journey to Burma will help to cure his country's wound, especially for the minority groups under assault, as the nation's only chief executive claims.... - In November, pope Francis will be visiting Bangladesh and Burma, two Asian development nations where he will be bringing a signal of freedom and co-existence amidst the persecutions of minority groups, a ministry commissioner said.....
  • In the past few months, the Vatican on Monday reaffirmed rumours of a Pope visiting Myanmar and Bangladesh and announced that Pope Francis would be visiting the two Asiatic nations on 27 November and 2 December.... - In a joint rendezvous between Pope Francis and Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the two have consolidated their Diplomatic relations and agreed to deploy embassadors to each other's states.
  • Muslim Rohingya in Burma, like Christians, face persistent persecutions, house and cult site demolitions and life-threatening events, warn humanitarian organisations.... - The Burmese church leaders hosted a three-day seminary at the beginning of this months to debate the church's reconciling roles, as the nation is moving to civil power after more than 50 years of armed power....
  • The Monsoon floods in Myanmar, one of Asia's impoverished countries, claimed more than 100 lives and drove away another thousand refugees..... - During the week-end, a fellowship of nuns hosted a seminar in Burma's biggest town to celebrate International Women's day and explore gender equality and women's empowerment in the South East Asia country, also known as Myanmar.
  • A Burmese ministry in Shan State, also known as Myanmar, was involved in the region's spiral dispute last weekend when small projectiles ended up in the area. - Cambodian and Burmese communication and mediashops took place last weeks to help the country's lay people face the fast moving reality in South East Asia.
  • After Catholicism arrived in Myanmar 500 years ago, Catholics have joined forces to evangelise through a new enterprise¬†. - The Easter Eve Address by Archbishop Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, stressed the hopes for Christmas and urged the land to search for pardon and conciliation in the midst of past and present conflicts.

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