Pope Francis gave his support for Myanmar's civilian leader while alsothat the country's future depends on respecting the rights of each ethnic group, in a speech in the capital Naypyidaw on Nov. 28.
The pope expressed support for Aung San Suu Kyi's efforts to bring aboutamong different groups.
However, he did not mention by name the Rohingya Muslims who have faced decades ofand now a military that has driven many to flee to neighboring Bangladesh. (AP)
The Japan Times ST: December 15, 2017