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Myanmar bishop dies of Covid-19

Myanmar bishop dies of Covid-19

A Catholic bishop was one of the more than 200 fatalities from the coronavirus in Myanmar on Thursday, according to Radio Veritas Asia.

Sri Lankan bishops demand answers from president, 2 years after Easter bombing

Sri Lankan bishops demand answers from president, 2 years after Easter bombing

In a letter addressed Monday to the president of Sri Lanka, Catholic leaders criticized the “lethargic pace” of a government inquiry into coordinated terrorist attacks on churches that took place on Easter Sunday 2019, and questioned why recommendations brought by an official inquiry into the attacks have not yet been acted upon.

Jailed Indian Jesuit Fr. Stan Swamy dies at age 84

Jailed Indian Jesuit Fr. Stan Swamy dies at age 84

An Indian Jesuit priest died on Monday at the age of 84 after having spent the last eight months of his life jailed on terror charges for his activism on behalf of Indian society’s lowest castes.