Tag Archives: Religion

  • Dalai fears losing influence in Tibet: experts

    The reincarnation of living Buddhas, including the Dalai Lama, should abide by the laws and regulations of the state, as well as religious rituals and historical conventions. ...

  • Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque

    When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find -- a hand-held credit card ...

  • New Zealand mosque massacre sparks global horror

    Attacks on two mosques in New Zealand which left at least 49 people dead on Friday -- the Muslim day of prayer -- have sparked horror, revulsion and dismay around the world. ...

  • Pope Francis admits sexual abuse of nuns by priests

    Pope Francis on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do more to fight the problem, the latest sign that there is no end in sigh ...

  • US will oppose China’s effort to impose its own Dalai Lama

    The United States believes that the decision on picking the next Dalai Lama should be as per Tibet's religious traditions and that it is not a role of the state. ...

  • Be celibate or leave the priesthood, pope tells gay priests

    Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life. ...

  • Asia Bibi’s lawyer Saiful Mulook flees Pakistan for Netherlands

    The Pakistani lawyer who helped free a Christian woman who had been sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy has fled to the Netherlands, a Dutch Christian rights group said on Monday. ...

  • Why Tibetan Buddhism is facing up to its own abuse scandal

    A report confirms a shocking catalogue of physical, sexual and emotional abuse by Sogyal against his students. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Will Modi succeed in making India a Hindu Nation?

    The debate relating to Bill 2016 asks if it is only a ploy to safeguard Hindu refugees from neighbouring countries, or a plan by Hindu-centric forces to make India a Hindu Nation. ...

  • Indian court jails popular guru for life over teen rape

    An Indian guru with millions of followers was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for raping a teenage devotee on the pretext of ridding her of evil spirits, his lawyer said. ...