Pope Calls on World to Tackle Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh

December 01, 2017 02:28 AM
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Pope Francis is in Bangladesh through Saturday after four days in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. He is expected to meet with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, but will not travel to the border where more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees are trying to survive. Scheduled well before the August violence against the Rohingya, the pope's seeming effectiveness is being called into question because of one word. VOA's Steve Redisch explains: