Articles on Myanmar
Week 4: Humanitarian Response
Health CareEducation Psycho-spiritual Assistance TeamRebuilding Health Care The people of Myanmar had to weather the viruses of Covid-19. As medical staff walked out of their jobs after the military seized power on February 1, the Myanmar Healthcare system shattered. As COVID-19 infections peaked, hospitals could not accommodate the patients, and as a result, countless individuals died in […]
Rejoice: Be Joyful!
3rd Sunday of Advent – Of waiting, of HOPE By: Sr. M ª Ángeles Calleja Cidoncha, OPSt. Catherine of Siena MonasteryPaterna (Valencia) SPAIN “Do not trust in princes, beings of dust that cannot save; they breathe out the spirit and return to dust, on that day their plans perish.” Psalm 145 The words of the […]
Church and the Civic History of Myanmar
The Catholic Church in Myanmar (also known as Burma) is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are around 750,000 Catholics in Burma – approximately 1% of the total population. The country is divided into sixteen dioceses including three archdioceses. Catholicism has never been easy in Myanmar. The Church first arrived in 1514, but failed […]