Bishop Lang sends condolences after Myanmar Flooding

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Bishop Declan Lang writes to Burma’s Cardinal Charles Bo to express his condolences and solidarity in the wake of recent flooding.


Your Eminence,

I am writing to express my deepest condolences at the tragedy that has struck Burma in recent days. The prayers of Catholics throughout England and Wales are with you at this time.

During my visit in 2013 I was deeply moved by the courage and resolution of Burma’s people in the face of so many adversities. Please be assured of our continued solidarity and support over the undoubtedly difficult weeks ahead.

Yours sincerely,

Bishop Declan Lang
Bishop of Clifton
Chair, International Affairs Department
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales


Myanmar floods: UN says death toll ‘to rise’ (BBC News)


Cardinal Bo has appealed for people to donate for flood relief via KMSS (Caritas Myanmar). 

Bank/Branch Code: 12-015
Account Holder Name: Karuna Mission Social Solidarity (Sanchaung Township)
Account Holder Address: No. 292A, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon.
Account Number: 06010906003689401
Beneficiary Bank: Kanbawza Bank Limited
Beneficiary Bank Address: No.33-49, Bank Street / Maharbandoola Garden Road