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MYANMAR: Call For Justice And Peace

In the face of a torn social fabric and a country weakened by fighting and the pandemic wave, the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference and Archbishop of Yangon, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, has once again publicly called for peace and justice.

In one of his homilies, he stated that “a government which does not obtain its legitimacy from the people does not get its legitimacy from God. True power, as Pope Francis has often said, comes from service, he continued. “Not by forcibly imposing power on the innocent.” “In any just country, the government is not above the people. The government is one eye, the people are the other: two eyes make a vision”, said the Archbishop. 

Cardinal Bo expressed his regret over the situation in his country, which “was born with a great dream of peace and prosperity for all.”  

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