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In his homily during Sunday Mass, the Church leader lamented the ‘staggering’ situation in Myanmar.
COMMENTARY: The Myanmar cardinal has shown he isn’t afraid of repercussions when speaking out against the repressive Chinese regime.
The announcement came a day after Pope Francis once again expressed concern about the Southeast Asian country, officially known as Myanmar, where security forces have fired on people protesting against the Feb. 1 coup.
Hundreds of civilians, including 44 children, have been killed in the violence in Burma since February, according to the United Nations.
The Burmese Cardinal is not the first Catholic leader to raise concerns about police tactics in Hong Kong.