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Asian Catholic bishops honor Indian Jesuit priest Stan Swamy

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16 July 2021
Following the death of Fr Stan Swamy on Monday, 5 July, Cardinal Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar, and President of the Federation of Asian Bishops Conferences, issued a statement on behalf of Asian bishops, paying tribute to the Jesuit priest, unjustly detained for nine months for his commitment in defence of the Adivasis (the original inhabitants of India). “With deep anguish and sorrow, we mourn the death of the martyr of the marginalised people, Fr. Stan Swamy SJ. His last month in custody ...

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