Tag Archives: Pope Francis

  • The Chinese government wants to isolate the Dalai Lama – and it’s working

    What a pity the Pope did not meet the Dalai Lama when the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism was in Rome for a gathering of Nobel Laureates this past weekend. ...

  • Tutu urges Pope to rethink decision not to meet Dalai Lama

    South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome. ...

  • No Pope meeting for Dalai Lama as Vatican eyes China ties

    Pope Francis will not meet the Dalai Lama when the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader visits Rome this weekend, a Vatican spokesman said Thursday. ...

  • Hardline Buddhists want Pope Francis to apologize

    A Buddhist group accused of instigating recent attacks on Muslims in Sri Lanka says Pope Francis must apologize to Buddhists for Christian colonialism. ...

  • Pope asks forgiveness for ‘evil’ of child abuse by priests

    Pope Francis made his first public plea for forgiveness on Friday for the "evil" committed by priests who molested children, using some of his strongest words yet on the Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse crisis. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates new Pope

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Thursday congratulated Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio on his election as the new pope and lauded his decision for taking the name Francis. ...