Pope Francis Wasn’t Mentioning Rohingya In His Myanmar’s Speech

Ngebray.com,- Pope Francis has delivered a keynote speech in Myanmar, demanding “respect for each ethnic group” but without referring specifically to its Muslim Rohingya community. Rights groups had urged the Pope to use the term to back the community. However, the Catholic Church in the country had told him the term could cause difficulties for Catholics.

 

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Myanmar has been accused of ethnic cleansing, with 620,000 Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh since August.