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Myanmar's New Catholic Cardinal Warns Against Religious Extremism

Religious extremism could derail Myanmar's much-vaunted reform process, the Buddhist-majority country's first Catholic cardinal, Charles Maung Bo, said on Tuesday. Bo, who was named a cardinal by Pope Francis on January 4, warned that Buddhist nationalism directed against minority Muslims could drive the latter to connect with international extremist groups that would "retaliate." "So far they have been more on the quiet side, but if they come with the force of...

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