Dalai Lama Says His Successor May Come From India, Sends Message to China

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Dharamshala: The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived in exile for 60 years, and warned that any other successor named by China would not be respected.

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USCIRF Statement on New Zealand Mosque Attacks

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attacks on Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Chair Tenzin Dorjee said:

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Christchurch Mosque Attacks: Maori Leaders Speak

“We know this suffering, this extremism born of racial supremacy, this theft of identity. Send your community our aroha (love) and that we will together prevail over this hate and racism in Aotearoa. It doesn’t belong in Aotearoa. We fight it every day and we vow to fight it even more.

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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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Pakistan: Religious Leaders call for Peace in Name of Francis of Assisi

Peace between India and Pakistan “is necessary and it is the only viable way because both countries cannot afford a war, while peace is the only way to prosper and make progress”. As Fides News Agency reported March 7, 2019, this is what Christian and Muslim religious leaders, who gathered in Lahore in recent days, for a meeting promoted by the Province of the Capuchin friars in Pakistan said, focusing on the theme “The encounter of Saint Francis with the Sultan and interreligious dialogue today”.

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