A Myanmar priest opens up to describe what hope would look like for people under dictatorship for almost seven decades. The priest hopes for something unknown to bring us joy amid the recent military coup. Like Mother Mary, the Myanmar people do not know the future. But young priest invites fellow pilgrims to hold hands and move towards what we are hoping for and accept the situation like Mary. The author looks for great things to happen in Myanmar with just hope the month of December brings.
Three Kachin Baptist pastors facing a lawsuit for organizing prayers for peace were among more than 5,000 prisoners freed in Myanmar under a general amnesty granted to more than 5,000 political prisoners.