UN chief calls interfaith meeting on sidelines of peace conference

From the Myanmar Times UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has invited religious leaders to an interfaith meeting in Nay Pyi Taw later this week. The hour-long discussion will take place at Kempinski Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw on the morning … Continue reading

Myanmar, Catholic cardinal calls for greater embrace of Muslims

Catholic cardinal of Myanmar, Charles Maung Bo, who was named a cardinal by Pope Francis on Jan. 4, warned on Tuesday that Buddhist nationalism directed against minority Muslims could drive the latter to connect with international extremist groups that would “retaliate”. … Continue reading