Tag Archives: Religion

  • Time to review role of monks and nuns in politics says Samdhong Rinpoche

    The time has come to review if monks and nuns involving themselves in politics is right or not, said Samdhong Rinpoche during a public talk on Democracy and Unity in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Exploiting women for prostitution a crime against humanity: Pope

    Pope Francis branded exploitation of women for prostitution a “crime against humanity” on Monday and asked forgiveness from society for Catholic men who use prostitutes. ...

  • Karmapa calls for resolution of sectarian divide

    Ogyen Trinley Dorje , head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, shares his personal struggles as religious leader, and his wish to resolve sectarian divides in the tradition. ...

  • Despite conversion ban, Christianity spreads in Nepal

    More than two years after an earthquake flattened the Nepali village of Richet, most residents are still living in makeshift shelters. Only the church has been rebuilt. ...

  • Protests sweep Muslim world against Trump’s Jerusalem move

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Muslim and Arab countries across the world to protest against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ...

  • Not prayer, action required to bring change: Dalai Lama

    Action, patience, and determination, in order to create a peaceful and harmonious world, were the words of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to a group of young leaders. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Different valleys of resentment

    With Buddhism fading like a fashion trend in the West, and free Tibet movements getting weaker, it’s now left to the Tibetan people to be the sole custodian of our cause. ...

  • Menri Trizin, spiritual head of Bon religion, dies at 90

    The 33rd Abbot of Menri Bon Monastery, the spiritual head of Bon sect, Menri Trizin Lungtok Tenpai Nyima, has died at his monastery at Dolanji, Solan, on Thursday. He was 90. ...

  • Dera chief Ram Rahim gets 20 years in jail for rape

    An Indian court on Monday sentenced a controversial spiritual leader to a total of 20 years in prison for raping two of his devotees, days after his followers went on a rampage that left 38 ...

  • Indian city under siege after clashes over ‘rape guru’ kill 30

    Hundreds of troops Saturday patrolled a northern Indian city hit by deadly clashes that killed at least 30 people after a controversial spiritual leader was pronounced guilty of rape. ...