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Cardinal Announcement Sparks Different Reactions in Myanmar, Vietnam

News of the first Roman Catholic cardinal from Myanmar, also known as Burma, is being welcomed by people of diverse faiths in the country. On Sunday, Pope Francis named Archbishop Charles Maung Bo as one of 20 new cardinals, an office second only to the pontiff in the church hierarchy. Other religious leaders from Myanmar, including Orthodox, Buddhist and Muslim, have praised the choice of Bo, the current archbishop of Yangon. Pyinya Thiha, a Buddhist monk, says he hopes the new...

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