Immigrants from Myanmar hope for papal message of compassion

Ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar, the plight of the Rohingya people is at the forefront of talk from Muslims and Catholics from that country who now live in the U.S.

Young Karenni Catholics, once refugees, hit the road for a retreat

Organized by the Karenni-American Catholic Association, the annual event includes spiritual talks, Mass, prayers, music, dancing — and a chance for friends from refugee camps to reunite.

Myanmar bishop brings support to US Karenni Catholics

Interviewed in Arkansas, Bishop Stephen Tjphe talks about Karenni Catholics, the church's position on the persecuted Rohingya people, and Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Myanmar.

Lao Catholic community celebrates 'Ancestors of the Faith'

Belleville, Illinois -- Some 350 Hmong, Kmhmu, Lao and Karen Catholics celebrated the lives of the 17 martyrs of Laos with gratitude and in thanksgiving for their faith.