Tag Archives: Religion

  • Three Sri Lanka Muslims killed in attack by Buddhists

    Hard-line Buddhists hurled petrol bombs and looted homes and businesses in several Muslim towns in Sri Lanka, killing three Muslims and seriously wounding more than 50 people. ...

  • 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 applauds India in US

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama applauded the Indian constitution while addressing a gathering of 2500 people at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum anniversary. ...

  • Ancient Buddha statues in Bihar find new homes

    In villages of Magadh, Bihar, Buddha idols reduced to furniture and embellishments, and also being increasingly Hinduised. ...

  • Meaning Is healthier than happiness

    People who are happy but have little-to-no sense of meaning in their lives have the same gene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity. ...

  • Hindu-Muslim clashes kill 38 in northern India

    Curfew today remained in force in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar with the army patrolling troubled places as the death toll in the clashes in the district and adjoining towns rose to 38. ...

  • Buddhists burn Muslim homes and shops in Myanmar

    Members of a 1,000-strong Buddhist mob torched dozens of homes and shops in Myanmar following rumours that a Muslim man tried to sexually assault a young woman, officials and witnesses said Sunday. ...

  • Buddhists attack mosque in Sri Lanka, wounding four

    Sri Lankan police deployed commandos and imposed a curfew on a Colombo neighbourhood Saturday after a Buddhist-led mob attacked a mosque, wounding four people and reviving simmering religious tensions. ...

  • Buddhist temple bombing in Indonesia linked to violence against Rohingya

    A bomb that exploded at a Buddhist temple in the Indonesian capital Jakarta bore the words "we are responding to the screams of the Rohingya", the place of worship said on Monday. ...

  • Mahabodhi temple to be guarded by paramilitary force

    Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, which was rocked by multiple blasts, will be provided security by CISF, the first shrine to be guarded by the paramilitary force. ...