Posts Tagged ‘Buddhist’

Dalai Lama speaks of sex abuse among Buddhist teachers Comments 0

Monday, September 17th, 2018

The Dalai Lama says he has known about sexually abusive Buddhist teachers since the 1990s. These allegations are “nothing new,” he says. The Dalai Lama, who is the Tibetan spiritual leader, was visiting the Netherlands when he commented publicly about sex abuse. He had been invited to visit the Netherlands by four victims of sexual Read more

Buddhists and Catholics to promote peace Comments 0

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Catholics and Buddhists should work together to promote peace and non-violence, says the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Both Jesus and Buddha promoted non-violence and were peacemakers, says Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, who is the  Council president. In a letter marking the Buddhist religious festival of Vesakh addressed to “Buddhist friends”, the Council urged a unified Read more