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Religious News From Around the Web May 4 2020

India Joins 13 Other Violators of Religious Liberty The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom on April 28th released its 2020 Annual Report,

Book Review — Wake Up To What Matters: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhism for the Next Generation by Avikrita Vajra Sakya

A 25-year-old with thousands of students around the world, Avikrita Vajra Sakya is one of the highest-ranked lamas in Tibetan Buddhism. Born in the

Religious News From Around the Web March 2, 2020

Biblical Plague, Give up Phones for Lent?, Minister Farrakhan, Thich Quang Do, SCOTUS to hear Catholic Foster Case, Boko Haram, Coronavirus and Hajj Give

Politics, Religion and the Principled Life

“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch,” said Benjamin Franklin. Democracies had failed in the past, blown

Image by Gerd Altmann

Identity and Religion: The War Against the Spirit

Who are you? What is your identity? Are you your name, your family, your car, your bank account, the language you speak or the

Religious News From Around the Web, Jan 13th 2020

Giving Machines, Blaine Amendment, Religious Court Cases, Confessional Confidentiality, Taliban Destroyed now Repaired, Jewish and Muslim Women Meet, ERA is Dead Latter-day Saints Giving

Top Religious Stories? Is This the Best You Can Do?

The top 10 religious stories of 2019 – as selected by members of the Religion News Association – included: The burning of Notre Dame

Holiday Gift Ideas Across Various Religions, By Alexandra Rogers

There is much to dislike about the secular holiday season. In many cases, gifting now has the burden of obligation, of a required ritual,

Buddhist nuns train women in India By Abutchernes, CC

WRN News from Around the Web: Obama Rule Repealed, Church Demolition, Assisted Suicide, Transgender, Kung Fu Nuns, Empty Heavens

Kung Fu Buddhist Nuns The Druk Amitabha Mountain Monastery in Kathmandu has long promoted gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since 2008, Buddhist

Falun Gong Adherent meditating in Tieneman Square By ClearWisdom.net

China Escalates Religious Suppression

While a religiously tolerant Europe slowly slips away from religious belief and observance, the government of China treats religion not as recognition of mankind’s