Pope Francis will travel to Myanmar and Bangladesh, both amidst a refugee crisis, where he will meet with Aung San Suu Kyi.
That vatican has issued a letter calling on Catholics and Buddhists to work together to promote “a culture of peace and nonviolence.”
Meetings between Buddhists and Catholics, including Pope Francis, began today at the Vatican.
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue to Buddhists has issued a message called “Buddhists and Christians, together to counter modern slavery.”
Yesterday, Pope Francis stated that he is open to meeting with the Dalai Lama after coming under criticism for purportedly refusing a meeting in December.