March 2018

Living a dream': Thousands of Burmese refugees build community in south Tulsa

Sarah Kim remembers first hearing about the United States as a young girl growing up in Myanmar.“It almost sounded like heaven,” said Kim, who is 20 and came with her family to the U.S. 10 years ago. “It was like hearing about a paradise.

By John Klein Tulsa World
Mar 18, 2018

Young people to talk with Pope Francis about future of the church

Around 300 young people from all over the world will descend on Rome next week to have a conversation with Pope Francis about the future of the church.

by Thomas Reese-Vatican
Mar 14, 2018

February 2018

Thanks to Catholic Charities, former refugee is college bound

Peter Za, a senior at Cleveland High School in Southeast Portland, seems to have a permanent smile on his face. Embracing a role model status in his community, he laughed as two young residents nervously ran up to him and then around the lobby of his home at Catholic Charities’ Kateri Park, a film crew from Sallie Mae buzzing about nearby.

Lauren Odderstol, digital marketing specialist for Catholic Charities [Catholic Sentinel]
2/15/2018 11:04 AM

Persecuted Church in Myanmar “thrived”, cardinal says

Cardinal Charles Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, was speaking at the biennial assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, thanking them for providing many of the missionaries that brought the Catholic faith to his country.

Feb 3, 2018

January 2018

Army is trying its best to end internal conflicts, says military chief

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing was speaking at the during his meeting with Catholic bishops of Kachin State and northern Shan State led by Archbishop of upper Myanmar Catholic Archdiocese Paul Grawng at Bayintnaung Parlour in Nay Pyi Taw.

Writer: Nay Myo Win, Eleven Myanmar
Wed, 01/17/2018

Religious icons keep Myanmar market customers happy

Gregory Ko Pho displays icons of the Holy Family, Mother Mary and Infant Jesus every Wednesday and Saturday in a community market in Myanmar.

John Zaw, Demoso Myanmar January 11, 2018