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Peace conference stirs up conflict between Muslim scholars

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The Dalai Lama will join controversial Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan in Montreal on Wednesday for a conference on world religions and peace in the aftermath of 9/11. “But rather than promising inspiration in a world plagued by religious tumult, the […]

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NZ Herald: Were Christchurch officials pressured to snub Dalai Lama?

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The city council of Christchurch, New Zealand, has been accused of snubbing Tibet’s Dalai Lama during a recent visit. Tibetan community representative Thuten Kesang said he was disappointed the council “did not lift a finger to help” the Tibetan spiritual leader, according to the New […]

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Dalai Lama meets with Obama; but what is the Tibetan leader’s name, anyway?

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    You probably heard that the Dalai Lama is holding a 11-day event promoting peace in Washington, D.C., and that he dropped by the White House Saturday for a chat with the President of the United States. But, what […]

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Whoopi Goldberg surprised to be hosting Dalai Lama’s World Peace conference

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Greeted by a roaring applause from an audience shocked to hear her name, “The View” TV talk show’s host, Whoopi Goldberg, headlined the World Peace Talk with the Dalai Lama Saturday at the U.S. Capitol lawn. Before introducing the 14th Dalai […]

Dalai Lama to host 11-day peace festival in D.C.

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By JACK JENKINS ~ c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Dalai Lama will visit Washington next month for an 11-day peace rally that is being billed as “the largest gathering for world peace in history.” The July 6-16 […]

Dalai Lama, Nobel Laureates Tussle (Gently) over Violence

By DAVID GIAMBUSSO c. 2011 Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The Dalai Lama says peace in the world begins with peace in oneself. Some of his fellow Nobel laureates, however, aren’t convinced. “It isn’t that I’m just an angry […]

Dalai Lama Brings Peace Message to New Jersey

By DAVID GIAMBUSSO c. 2011 Religion News Service NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The Dalai Lama has a message for Newark: Peace does not come easily, but the strategy for attaining it is simple. Flanked by blue orchids, Buddhist monks and a […]

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Former Muslim Wants to See Change
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=348P3ooQUPk   Author and former Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke at the National Press Club on April 7th and said there needs to be five amendments to Islam. She said “individuals” within Islam today ...

posted 9:08:12am Apr. 10, 2015 | read full post »

Hispanics turning evangelical, Jews secular
Worship service attendance is up in New York City, but down among young adult Jews, according to recent studies. On the other hand, fewer Spanish-speaking teens are attending Catholic mass, but more are showing up at Evangelical ...

posted 3:10:30pm Nov. 05, 2013 | read full post »

Billy Graham: I know where I'm going
“Daddy thinks the Lord will allow him to live to 95,” said Franklin Graham recently. It was not a prophecy but a hope, Franklin explained, ...

posted 10:02:01am Oct. 24, 2013 | read full post »

Are All These Christians' Complaints of Persecution Just So Much Empty Whining?
The headlines are alarming: “Catholic-Owned Company Wins Religious Freedom Court Decision,” “Death Toll Rises to 65 in Boko Haram Attack on Students,” “Little Sisters Catholic Charity Victimized By Obamacare,” “Christians Sought ...

posted 2:41:26am Oct. 07, 2013 | read full post »

How can Christians defend themselves against today's random violence?
So, a crazed gunman opens fire and you’re caught in the middle. How can you survive? Heroes come in all sorts of packages. And they wield all sorts of defensive weapons. Such as guns and Jesus. Sometimes both at the same time. [caption ...

posted 2:53:48pm Sep. 27, 2013 | read full post »

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