| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has a new survey titled “Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths” that provides a comprehensive look at the fastest-growing minority in America and their religious beliefs. Asian-Americans have gone from...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Asian Americans run the gamut when it comes to religion, from very religious to highly secular, new Pew study shows....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:13 AM
In Myanmar, government forces stood by while Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists were slain in devastating rounds of violence, then joined in by killing, raping and rounding up the Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said in a new report....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:25 PM
After taking every precaution it could to prevent against rain devastation like that which put last year’s festival $750,000 in debt, Musikfest still wanted every assurance it could get. Buddhist monks of Drepung Loseling monestary in Atlanta So...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A Buddhist monk accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl over two years at a southwest suburban temple lured her in with the promise of work and later threatened her and paid her money to prevent her from reporting the alleged abuse, authorities said...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
BONSALL, Calif. - An avocado farmer is concerned over a Buddhist group's plan to construct a meditation center on their rural property in Bonsall, which will go before the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday.
It took 12 years for Michael...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader for Tibetan Buddhists, will speak in May at the University of Maryland as part of the Sadat Lecture for Peace, an annual series that has drawn world leaders such as Madeleine Albright, Nelson Mandela and Jimmy Carter....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Judith L. Colligan, a Howard County activist whose work included putting an end to human trafficking, aiding city children through Agape House and founding a meditation group, died Jan. 19 of heart failure at her home in Columbia. She was 71.
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:07 AM
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples, a riot of color and dust with clogged streets where stray cows and dogs vie for rotting leftovers beside swanky malls.
The city is ringed by...
| Jan 14, 2013
Details of the West Memphis 3 investigation can only be described as ridiculous.
“They had one guy say that I looked at him and made him levitate. And this is in police records,” says Damien Echols, who in 2011 was freed from prison after...