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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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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Burma: after the vote, time for choices

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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Myanmar, Sandra Zampa and Albertina Soliani: we renew our support to the new Parliament

"Today in Myanmar the new parliament in the lower house was established, and Wednesday the upper house will follow. The 255 NLD deputies entered led by Aung San Suu Kyi with the orange dress of their party, which in recent years has become the symbol of resistance, of non-violent struggle, of democratic victory. The military group appeared, as it is, much reduced." This is...
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Zampa, “Let Aung San Suu Kyi speed up change with reforms”

January 30th 2016 by Barbara Tedaldi Rome - The transition in Myanmar has started and now Aung San Suu Kyi with her leadership should speed it up, starting new civil institutional and economic reforms, but the international community international must help this difficult but irreversible path. Sandra Zampa, president of the Parliamentary Association Friends of Burma, exp...
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Albertina Soliani writes to the Myanmar’s Ambassador in Italy about the arrest of U Gambira

  Dear Mr. Ambassador the recent arrest of U Gambira in Mandalay has deeply affected us. Our friendship with the people of Burma leads us to support the process of reconciliation and peace, trusting that there will not be any episodes of suffering anymore. The human story of U Gambira is to the attention of the world and we would like to hope that his health and ...
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Gold Medal of Parma’s Sant’Ilario award to Giuseppe Malpeli

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The Gold Medal of Sant'Ilario Award 2016 is given in memory of Giuseppe Malpeli. He dedicated his life to the education and care of the relationships with other people: from school children to university students, from teachers to educators, from political dissidents persecuted in Burma to workers in difficulty. His love for Burma led him to meet Aung San Suu Kyi, and to build ...
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