Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic World News

Government artillery hits Catholic churches in Myanmar

May 24, 2021

» Continue to this story on Fides

CWN Editor's Note: A Catholic church in Kayan Tharvar, Myanmar, was hit by mortar shells on May 23, causing at least two deaths and several injuries. Sacred Heart cathedral in Pekhon was also hit by artillery fires, apparently without causing casualties. In both cases government forces were shelling villages suspected of harboring rebel troops. Residents had flocked to the churches for shelter.

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.


For all current news, visit our News home page.

Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.