Buddhism

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Govt planning to rope in more states in Buddhist circuit

Government is planning to rope in more states to be integrated in the Buddhist circuit apart from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to promote Buddhist tourism."There are several Buddhist destinations across India which are important from pilgrimage perspective. ... [Published Business Standard India - 11 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 3 reports

In Albania, pope to celebrate religious revival and tolerance

TIRANA (Reuters) - Father Gjergj Meta's grandfather managed to save the gold chalice and communion plate from his village church when it was razed like many others in Albania during the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha half a century ago.Hoxha, a hardline ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 53 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Congress of religious leaders to convene in Astana

ASTANA. KAZINFORM "The V Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions will be held next June 10 -11 in Astana," director of the international centre of cultures and religions Aidar Abuov told the XIII meeting of the secretariat underway in ... [Published Kazinform - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Astana, Religion
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

East Africa: Clerics Commit to End Regional Conflicts

By Edwin MusoniReligious leaders from the East African Community (EAC) partner states and South Sudan have vowed to use their influence to bring an end to several conflicts that have plagued the region for years.The commitment was made Tuesday by about ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Buddhist monks organize peace march in Bodh Gaya

By ANI | ANI  –Bodh Gaya, Sept.18 (ANI): The monks organized a peace march here on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Buddhist saint Anagarika Dharmapala.Monks from Thailand, Bhutan and Sri Lanka participated in the peace march that took place ... [Published Yahoo! India - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Ed Young Jr. Explains Why Christianity Is Not a Religion; Says Calling Jesus a 'Good Teacher' Is Intellectually Dishonest

|8:41 am(Photo: Fellowship Church/Wikimedia Creative Commons)Pastor Ed Young of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas.Ed Young, pastor of the Texas-based, multi-campus Fellowship Church, explained in his Sunday sermon the difference between Christianity ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Sabah Christians tell Putrajaya to stop interfering in their religion

Christians in Sabah, already hard pressed in fending off attempts to convert Bumiputera Christians to Islam, have told Putrajaya to leave non-Muslims alone to manage their respective faiths and that laws enacted for the administration of Islam should ... [Published Malaysian Insider - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Putrajaya, Religion, Islam
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Where To Find Religious Events, Services During NYC's People's Climate March

Thousands will gather in New York City on Sunday September 21 to participate in the historic People's Climate March -- and many religious and interfaith groups[1] will be among their ranks.In addition to the march, which kicks off at 11:30 AM on Sunday[2], ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Top Saudi Religious Scholars Issue Fatwa Condemning Terrorism

WASHINGTON , Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Council of Senior Ulema (religious scholars) issued a fatwa (religious opinion) reemphasizing that terrorism is a "heinous crime, injustice and aggression rejected by Shariah (Islamic law)." ... [Published RCL Advisors - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Can religious courses stop Islamist radicalism?

A recent European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling has highlighted once again the issue of compulsory religious classes in the Turkish education system.The ECHR examined the case in light of the curriculum of compulsory religion and ethics classes, ... [Published Turkish Daily - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Jokowi Denies Speculation to Close Religious Affairs Ministry

Jakarta Governor and President-elect Joko Widodo at City Hall on Wednesday. (Antara Photo/Widodo S. Jusuf)Jakarta.  President-elect Joko Widodo has shot down rumors that he plans to shut the Ministry of Religious Affairs and replace it with a new Ministry ... [Published Jakarta Globe - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Being religious does NOT make you better behaved, researchers claims - but it will make you feel more guilty

Being religious does not make you better behaved, researchers have found.A new study found 'no significant difference' in the number or quality of moral and immoral deeds made by religious and non-religious participants.The researchers found only one ... [Published Mail Online UK - 16 hours ago]

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"The ministry also advocates promotion of bilateral tourism ties with South Asian countries like Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Japan, Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bhutan, Singapore and other countries with sizeable Buddhist population to exchange greater volume of tourists to and fro" he said
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "The V Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions will be held next June 10 -11 in Astana" director of the international centre of cultures and religions Aidar Abuov told the XIII meeting of the secretariat underway in Astana
...They will enact "bold plans to deconstruct Scotland and replace it with a highly secular and state-dominated realm, shaped around the agenda of mobilised activist groups,” warned Tom Gallagher, author of Divided Scotland: Ethnic Friction and Christian Crisis in 2013 ."
"We lay too much emphasis on secondary level of differences. Everyone should follow the religion of humanity. Indians worship many Gods but these Gods will never provide peace of mind. Peace has to be developed within one's own self" he said

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Top Saudi Religious Scholars Issue Fatwa Condem... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 11 hours ago]
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