It may seem counterintuitive to present a Way of the Cross while we are still in the Christmas season. For our Dominican family in Myanmar, and for thousands of Myanmar's citizens, Christmas has not not put an end to the brutal violence and displacement. With this final post of Dominican Month of Peace, we provide a moving version of Jesus' passion accompanied by images from the conflict in Myanmar, and ask you to remember the people of this nation and our Dominican sisters and brothers throughout the year. Thank you for accompanying us on this journey of education about and compassion for the people of this land.
In the News
The International Crisis Group follows conflicts around the world and provides update and nonbiased assessments of reasonable steps forward to mitigate conflict. You can read their latest report on Myanmar here.
While our Dominican family is serving mainly the Christian population of Myanmar, the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority, is suffering as well, many making dangerous passage in unsafe boats to see safety elsewhere. Here is a Dec. 27 report from NPR on the plight of the Rohingya, refugees.