International conference in Rome focuses on religions, Sustainable Development Goals

The International Conference on Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals, held in Vatican City from 7-9 March, was jointly organised by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (Roman Catholic Church).

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Beijing’s plans for Tibetan Buddhism condemned

INDIA-TIBET-CHINA-DALAI LAMA-BIRTHDAYChina deciding the Dalai Lama’s successor would be like Cuba’s Fidel Castro “selecting the next pope,” said the political leader of Tibet’s exiled government. Lobsang Sangay’s criticism follows insistence by the Chinese Communist Party that it alone will decide the reincarnation of the 80-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

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