Calling them ‘Rohingya,’ Pope embraces members of persecuted Muslim minority…

Posted December 1, 2017 9:57 pm by Editor

Calling them ‘Rohingya,’ Pope embraces members of persecuted Muslim minority…

After meeting several Rohingya Muslims and hearing their stories in Bangladesh, Pope Francis uttered a moving prayer from the heart, affirming their dignity and asking forgiveness on behalf of all who persecute the Burmese minority. He also broke the protocol he has maintained so far during his visit to Burma and Bangladesh by publicly calling members of the persecuted minority the “Rohingya” — a controversial term in Burma that until now he has avoided…

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