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Wednesday, 19 January 2022
1 – In Myanmar the army bombs Christian refugees
2 – The last Christian in the last rebel province in Northwest Syria.
3 – Cardinal Maradiaga: We are in a new stage of the pontificate, not at the end
4 – In Mali a nun was beaten for praying while in captivity
5 – Catholics talk about the situation in El Salvador, 30 years after the peace accords
1In Myanmar the army bombs Christian refugees
Terror still reigns in Myanmar since the military coup on February 1. Church sources in the country told the agency Fides that three Catholics were killed after an air raid by the Myanmar army on refugee camps on January 17 in the forests around Loikaw, the capital of the state of Kayah, in the east of the country. These refugees had left their villages and Loikaw to flee the fighting between the army and the People’s Defense Forces. The attack also left seven others injured.