Ven. Tep Vong, Cambodian Buddhism’s Supreme Patriarch, Dies at 93
Ven. Tep Vong, Cambodian Buddhism’s Supreme Patriarch, Dies at 93
Venerable Tep Vong, the senior-most monk of Cambodia’s Buddhist community, has died at the age of 93, according to an…......

02/29/2024

Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment Developing Buddhist Cultural Center at Kirirom National Park
Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment Developing Buddhist Cultural Center at Kirirom National Park
Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment is developing a meditation site of Dharma practice at the Buddhist Cultural Centre of Cambodia, located…......

01/23/2024

Christmas celebrations canceled, Christians in the Holy Land still find hope in the season
Christmas celebrations canceled, Christians in the Holy Land still find hope in the season
Last month, as the war on Gaza raged, church leaders in Jerusalem made a decision to cancel all festivities connected…......

12/20/2023

Engaged Buddhism: The Soka Gakkai International Calls for Youth Engagement in Climate Policy at COP28 
Engaged Buddhism: The Soka Gakkai International Calls for Youth Engagement in Climate Policy at COP28 
The socially engaged Japanese Nichiren Buddhist organization the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which participated in the 28th meeting of the…......

12/18/2023

Denmark’s parliament adopts law banning Quran burnings
Denmark’s parliament adopts law banning Quran burnings
Denmark’s parliament has passed a bill that makes it illegal to burn copies of the Quran in public places after…......

12/13/2023

Government offices in the EU may ban religious clothing
Government offices in the EU may ban religious clothing
The European Union’s top court has decided that public offices in member states have the right to refuse all religious…......

12/01/2023

Pew Survey Shows Widespread Acceptance of Cultural Diversity in South and Southeast Asia
Pew Survey Shows Widespread Acceptance of Cultural Diversity in South and Southeast Asia
A new report by the Washington, DC-based Pew Research Center offers data on religious attitudes in six countries: Cambodia, Indonesia,…......

09/22/2023

French mayor tricks secularism law to keep angel statue
French mayor tricks secularism law to keep angel statue
The French town of Sables-d'Olonne has a large statue of an angel on its square. However, a court ruled that…......

09/08/2023