Pope Francis avoids term ‘Rohingya’ in meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted November 28, 2017 8:44 am by Staff Reporter

Pope Francis avoids term ‘Rohingya’ in meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi

Pope Francis steered clear of using the term “Rohingya” while delivering a speech in front of Burma’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday. In his address, the Pontiff did, however, urge respect for “each ethnic group” and offered support for democratic government in the country. “The future of Myanmar must be peace, a peace based on respect for the dignity and rights of each member of…
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