Posts Tagged ‘proselytism’

Pope Francis’ ‘older son’ problem Comments 0

Friday, October 18th, 2013

If a Las Vegas casino had opened a betting line eight months ago on the likelihood that within a year the most popular figure on the planet would be the pope, one has to imagine the odds would have been awfully long. Yet that’s basically today’s situation, as Francis continues to garner acclaim and admiration Read more

Dalai Lama in row over conversions Comments 0

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Statements by the Dalai Lama against conversions and the work of missionaries are causing confusion and opposition among many Christians in Asia. Attempting to condemn bad proselytism, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism spoke against conversions and changing from one religion to another. His position was seen as support for the policies of the radical Read more