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  • South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock

    Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah. The lovebirds, as one clergyman described them, renewed their 1955 wedding vows this weekend in a buoyant ceremony in which 83-...
  • Dalai Lama's 80th birthday celebration draws 18,000 to Anaheim

     Dalai Lama's 80th birthday celebration draws 18,000 to Anaheim
    Words failed Yangchen Dolkar as she tried to explain why it was so important for her to bring her three young children Sunday to see the 14th Dalai Lama speak in Anaheim. A Tibetan who grew up in exile in India and now works as a physician in San...
  • Dalai Lama marks 80th birthday with compassion-themed Anaheim summit

    Dalai Lama marks 80th birthday with compassion-themed Anaheim summit
    A three-day jubilee commemorating the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday kicks off Sunday with the Nobel Peace Prize winner lecturing on creativity and compassion before a sold-out crowd at Anaheim's Honda Center. The Dalai Lama's public talk, which will be...
  • Dalai Lama's 80th birthday invites celebration and contemplation

     Dalai Lama's 80th birthday invites celebration and contemplation
    To hear the Dalai Lama laugh, his face lighting up in a beatific smile, it is easy to forget the cascade of disasters endured by the Tibetan Buddhist movement over the course of his life. Yet the list is long, and growing longer, as an ascendant China...
  • Dalai Lama celebrates 80th birthday with California summit

    It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California. Hundreds of well-wishers are expected at a three-day Global Compassion Summit to mark the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader's big day,...
  • Dalai Lama faces protest as he opens UK Buddhist center

    The Dalai Lama was met by supporters and protesters as he opened Britain's first Buddhist community center. The 79-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader performed a blessing for the inauguration of the center in Aldershot, southwest of London. Aldershot is...
  • Dalai Lama joins Patti Smith on Glastonbury festival stage

    One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker — it was the Dalai Lama. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader joined singer Patti Smith on stage Sunday, where she led the crowd to sing...
  • Voices of Faith: How does your faith reflect the Golden Rule?

    Q: How does your faith reflect the Golden Rule? Syed E. Hasan, chairman, Shawnee Mission (Kan.) Islamic Education Center: There are many verses in the Qur'an that deal with aspects of human behavior, including interpersonal dealings, and rights and...
  • Dalai Lama to receive Liberty Medal for human rights work

    The Dalai Lama will be honored with Philadelphia's Liberty Medal for his efforts to promote compassion and human rights around the globe. In announcing the award Wednesday, National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen said the Tibetan spiritual...
  • The monk who sold the world

    The monk who sold the world
    Twelve years ago, in the company of his Buddhist teacher, Nicholas Vreeland reached the summit of a mountain in Tibet three miles tall, and pulled out his camera. The air had become so thin, he recalls, that "it was hard to breathe." But his mentor...
  • Filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud goes from outcast to ally in China

    In his 1997 film "Seven Years in Tibet," French director Jean-Jacques Annaud didn't mince words about the Chinese Communist Party. The based-on-a-true-story movie, starring Brad Pitt as an Austrian mountaineer who befriends the adolescent Dalai Lama in...