Pope Francis expected to visit Myanmar in November

Pope Francis will focus on trying to improve the troubles of about a million ethnic Muslim Rohingyas when he visits Myanmar, in the first ever papal visit to the country, in the last week of November after being personally invited by President Htin Kyaw, ucanews.com reported on 7 August. News of his visit, which has leaked out of the Vatican but is not expected to be officially announced until next month, has already drawn the ire of hard-line Buddhist groups according to the report. Bishop Raymond Sumlut Gam of Banmaw in Kachin…

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DEATH IN GOD’S HOUSE: A tribute on the death of the faithful at St. Philip’s Ozubulu.

DEATH IN GOD’S HOUSE: A tribute on the death of the faithful at St. Philip’s Ozubulu. Driving home after celebrating the Holy Mass, heard on radio midday news that blood has been shed at St. Philip’s. What has happened again? The question I asked myself. Sequel of the numerous diverse reports concerning the incident, it has become really difficult to tell exactly the story of why and how the killings occurred. However, I can tell now for certain that some among other children of God who went to worship God…

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Reading for Wednesday, Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Virgin and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: green/red First Reading: (Numbers 13: 1-2, 25 – 14: 1, 26a-29a, 34-35) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 106: 6-7ab, 13-14, 21-22, 23) Gospel: (Matthew 15:21-28)

First Reading: (Numbers 13: 1-2, 25 – 14: 1, 26a-29a, 34-35) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 106: 6-7ab, 13-14, 21-22, 23) Gospel: (Matthew 15:21-28)   First Reading: (Numbers 13: 1-2, 25 – 14: 1, 26a-29a, 34-35) And there the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Send men to view the land of Chanaan, which I will give to the children of Israel, one of every tribe, of the rulers. And they that went to spy out the land returned after forty days, having gone round all the country, And came to Moses and Aaron…

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