Tag : Buddhists
Christians in North Korea title : Religious Persecution, Abuse in North Korea Markedly Worse for Christians
summary : For North Koreans, local residents say contact with Christians in China is sufficient to warrant execution or consignment to a political prison camp upon repatriation.
date : Oct 03, 2016 08:46 AM EDT
Mr. Monk Delivery title : Priests Being Ordered on Amazon in Japan To Conduct On-Location Services
summary : Buddhists in Japan just took technology-based religious services to a novel level by booking Buddhist priests online through a new company called "Obo San bin," which roughly translates to "Mr. Monk delivery." The Amazon-based new service reportedly has been well-received by Buddhists who were plagued by what they call exorbitant fees charged by traditional temples for priests to conduct rites, such as burials and memorials.
date : Sep 25, 2016 09:54 AM EDT
Tribute for Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero title : Sri Lankan Buddhist Monk's Death Unites Catholics and Buddhists
summary : In a rare feat, Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero's death was able to bring Catholics and Buddhists together.
date : Nov 28, 2015 02:54 PM EST