Bishop Mansap, promoter of justice in Thailand, dies at 81

Bishop Mansap, promoter of justice in Thailand, dies at 81 - Catholic Sentinel, December 2, 2010
...The bishop "pushed the Thai church to declare its position on solving political problems by peaceful means and with respect for people's human rights. Before this, the Thai church had always been quiet on these matters," Leechanavanichpan said. In April, Bishop Mansap called on the government and the so-called "red-shirt" demonstrators taking part in a weeks-long protest against Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to renew talks after a string of violent clashes...
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