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  1. News - China Insider - RELIGION

    Property development plan to merge monasteries with a nunnery draws ire in Nanchang

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 06:12pm by Chris Luo

    ... local media reported. “Monks and nun must not live under one roof, it has been this way since ancient times”, abbess Hui Ren, who is firmly opposed to the merger, told the South Metropolitan ...

  2. News - World - RELIGION

    Muslim Brotherhood's activities in UK to be probed, PM David Cameron says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 04:26am by Reuters

    ... in some Arab nations after the 2011 uprisings that toppled long-entrenched autocratic regimes. But the Brotherhood has been crushed in Egypt after the military overthrew an elected Islamist ... tourists in Egypt's south Sinai in February and several other attacks, The Times newspaper reported. "What is important is to make sure we fully understand what this organisation is, what ...

  3. News - China - RELIGION

    Fake monks and debt thwart grand plans for ancient Buddhist temple in China

    Posted May 12th 2013, 07:31pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler A provincial city’s ambitious plans for turning an ancient Buddhist temple near Xian into the world capital of Buddhism and listing it on a stock exchange have stagnated, leaving the temple surrounded by fake monks and sham Buddha statues. In an investigative report, the Guangzhou-based Southern Weekly  documents how the project involving the 1,700-year-old Famen ...

  4. News - China Insider - RELIGION

    China’s ‘lost Jews’ discover their faith

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 03:50pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Jewish community in central China seeks return to its religious roots Several hundred residents in the central Chinese Province of Henan, who believe they are descendants of Jewish traders, will celebrate the ritual Passover feast next week as they rediscover their ancient roots. The celebration reflects a growing interest in practising ...

  5. News - World - RELIGION

    Bishop Tawadros chosen as 118th pope of the Egyptian Coptic Church

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Cairo

    ... Reuters in Cairo The ex-pharmacist is charged with leading Egypt's minority Christians at a time when Islamists are dominating the nation Bishop Tawadros picked as Coptic Church's new pope Egypt's Coptic Orthodox church chose a new pope, Bishop Tawadros, in a sumptuous service yesterday that Christians hope will lead them through an Islamist-dominated landscape ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - RELIGION

    Book review: The Bible and Asia, by R.S. Sugirtharajah

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by William Wadsworth

    ... capital, Rome, and the West, he says, yet the Bible shows West Asia was also connected to India by ancient trade routes. Sugirtharajah cites evidence of this in the Seleucid king Antiochus' ...

  7. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Shrine find suggests Buddha may have been born two centuries earlier

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 10:59pm by AFP

    ... earlier than thought, archeologists said. Traces of what appears to have been an ancient timber shrine was found under a brick temple that is itself within Buddhism's sacred Maya Devi Temple ...

  8. News - World - RELIGION

    German ‘bling bishop’ to face Pope Francis in Rome

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 04:45pm by AFP

    ... himself a diocese headquarters with a museum, conference halls, a chapel and private apartments. The ostentatious project in the ancient town of Limburg was approved by his predecessor ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Muslim leaders in Hong Kong vow peaceful rally over anti-Islam film

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... States, apparently by a radical Coptic Christian exiled from Egypt, was published online in June with little reaction, but two days before the anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the US, ...



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