CARDINAL CHARLES MAUNG BO IN PARMA, ITALY TO REMEMBER HIS FRIEND GIUSEPPE MALPELI

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We publish the text of the Eulogy pronounced by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo in Parma, Italy on October 28th during the Mass in memory of his friend Giuseppe Malpeli.   Dear Friends, Greetings.   Today we have gathered here to remember our great friend Giuseppe Malpeli. We have on so many occasions broken the word and broken the bread around the same alta...
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HAPPY EASTER from ALBERTINA SOLIANI

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Dearest friends, It’s Easter time. It’s Easter of resurrection in Myanmar. In few days, on 1 April, for the Buddhist New Year’s Eve, which is celebrated with water, the new government will come into power. It will be composed of 18 members, half of the previous one. Aung San Suu Kyi will take on the role of Minister in the Cabinet of President U Htin Kyaw, her right-hand ...
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Burma: after the vote, time for choices

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Democracy is democracy. In a democracy the people is sovereign. The Burmese people have decided. On  November 8th general election, they overwhelmingly chose the leader of the country: Aung San Suu Kyi. Democracy cannot be an obstacle run. The 2008 Constitution does not allow Aung San Suu Kyi to be elected as President. A Constitution that survives the regime that p...
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The situation in Rakhine state

Several media have recently brought to the attention of the public opinion the condition of Muslims in the Rakhine state in the west of Myanmar. In this regard, I have gathered some considerations that stem from the ten-year attention of the Association for Italy-Burma Friendship for the situation in Myanmar and from our contacts and conversations with many Burmese Citizens. I ...
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Mission Gentiloni Minister in Myanmar

The Minister Paolo Gentiloni today begins a mission in Myanmar that will last until 8 April. Gentiloni met Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, the minister was the first between the Foreign Ministers of the West to meet her the day after his assumption of the ministry of Foreign Burmese. They are also scheduled meetings with President Htin Kyaw, with the Minister of Religious Af...
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