Interview to the Cardinal Charles Bo: “Christ was Asian”

General elections are scheduled to be held in Myanmar on 8th November. Charles Bo - Archbishop of Yangon, Salesian, created Cardinal by Pope Francis in 2015 and currently President of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) - stood out for his clear words. On the occasion of the electoral appointment, he invited his fellow citizens to cast their ballots.&nb...
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s full speech: towards the elections

The General Elections will soon be taking place. The time has come for us to ask for the support, the supporting votes, of our people. In reality, the support of the people is at all times an essential for the success of any enterprise of worth for a nation. It is for this reason that the National League for Democracy (NLD), fully aware that we were one with the people and...
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An Appeal to My Country Men and Women”: by Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon

An Appeal to My Country Men and Women Make a Discerned Choice in the Myanmar Elections By Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon. 1st September 2020 My Dearest Brothers and Sisters, Greetings. Minglarbar. These are challenging times. My prayer accompanies every one of you as you face the challenge of the pandemic. God will protect our na...
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CARDINAL CHARLES MAUNG BO IN PARMA, ITALY TO REMEMBER HIS FRIEND GIUSEPPE MALPELI

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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