Bishop Philip Lasap Za Hawng, prelate of Lashio diocese in Myanmar’s Shan State, handed over to his successor, Coadjutor Bishop Lucas Jeimphaug Dau Ze, the pastoral responsibility over the diocese in simple ceremonies on June 24.
Violence against children during the armed conflict in Myanmar’s central Rakhine State has been on a sharp rise, despite urgent calls from the UN Secretary General for a global ceasefire to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Myanmar confirmed its commitment to address child labor by ratifying the International Labor Organization’s Minimum Age Convention on June 8, days ahead of the observance of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12.
A group of Christian youth volunteers who offered their services to assist medical workers fight the coronavirus pandemic in Myanmar has completed their two-week service in Yangon's South Okklapa Hospital on June 6.
The Karuna Mission Social Solidarity of the Diocese of Pathein in Myanmar has distributed medical equipment and supplies to the town's health departments, quarantine centers and villages from May 14 to 22.
Myanmar’s prominent Buddhist monk, Ashin Nyanissara, also known as Sitagu Sayadaw, made a contribution of US$10,000 to the emergency fund that Pope Francis created for people and communities affected by coronavirus pandemic.