Maryknoll Sister Mary Grenough, who recently returned to New York after many years on mission in Myanmar, wrote about Cardinal Bo's appeal and actions to promote an end to state-sponsored violence in Myanmar.
Burma Myanmar Thailand refugees
Myanmar, celebrating nascent political, economic and social changes, is at a crossroads. But like the widespread graffiti slogan "Plug the City," a plea for more electric power in the capital city of Yangon, it is unclear if the prevailing powers will commit the energy and resources necessary to ensure permanent long-term progress.
Br. John Beeching works with Burmese refugees in Thailand.