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Here is the message from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, to Buddhists on their feast of Vesakh. The English-language message was released by the Vatican today. * * * Dear Buddhist Friends, 1. In the name of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, we wish to once again extend to...read more
Articles from section "Buddhism"
John Paul II received the Dalai Lama, leader of Tibetan Buddhism, in an "exclusively religious" visit, the Vatican press office reported. Vatican spokesman Joaquín Navarro-Valls gave no …read more
The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, appealed to the West not to embrace Buddhism as a mere cultural fashion. Under questioning by reporters, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai …read more
About 100 Buddhists ransacked a church during a service on Sunday in southeastern Cambodia, an official reported. "Yesterday, more than a hundred people ransacked the Christian church during …read more
Thai authorities say they are worried that too many Buddhist temples are being built in the country, depriving the population of needed resources. At least 32,000 active temples exist in …read more
The Holy See invited Buddhists to work together for world peace and to pray for this gift. The proposal was made by Archbishop Michael Fitzgerald, president of the Pontifical Council for …read more