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  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    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....
  • Pew study finds a mosaic of religious faiths among Asian Americans

     
    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...
  • Asian Americans widely diverse in religious lives, study finds

     
    Asian Americans run the gamut when it comes to religion, from very religious to highly secular, new Pew study shows....
  • Government forces killed, raped Rohingya in Myanmar, report says

     
    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....
  • Buddhist monks bless Musikfest to ward off rain that devastated fest last year

     
    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...
  • Buddhist monk held on $5M bail after being charged with raping girl, 15

    Buddhist monk held on $5M bail after being charged with raping girl, 15
    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...
  • Farmer fights proposed Buddhist center

    Farmer fights proposed Buddhist center
    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...
  • Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland

    Dalai Lama to speak at University of Maryland
    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....
  • Judith L. Colligan, Howard County activist

    Judith L. Colligan, Howard County activist
    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. "Judy had...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Kathmandu
    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...
  • Video/Q&A: Damien Echols of 'West of Memphis'

    Video/Q&A: Damien Echols of 'West of Memphis'
    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...