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Discrimination in the Catholic Church

Dalit Christians in India “… continue to face segregation in cemeteries…practice untouchability and are compelled to drop caste names,” said Kudanthai Arasan of the Viduthalai Tamil Puligal Katch http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/dalit-catholics-petition-vatican-against-discrimination/article6694525.ece?homepage=true

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25,000 Muslim Rioters Torch Buddhist Temples, Homes in Bangladesh

Tens of thousands of rioters left a trail of destruction in southeastern Bangladesh as they torched Buddhist temples and homes near the town of Ramu. The violence was sparked by a photo posted on Facebook that allegedly insulted Islam. A … Continue reading

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Arrested for ‘Idol Worship’

Date:2012-07-06 05:02:00 A Sri Lankan youth employed as a domestic aid has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for worshiping a statue of the Buddha, which is considered an offence according to Shariah law. According to the Bodu Bala Senaa, the … Continue reading

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Buddhists under Threat in South Korea

By Choe Sang-Hun SEOUL — At Jogye Temple, normally an island of Buddhist serenity, plainclothes officers have staked out the exits, waiting to grab any fugitives who venture out. Camped out on the temple grounds are the leaders of fierce … Continue reading

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Christianity as an American Weapon: Native America and Religion by Dakota O’Leary

Vine Deloria, Jr, a leading Native American scholar best known for his book “Custer Died for Your Sins” has been called one of the “greatest religious thinkers of the twentieth century,” by TIME magazine. It is worthy to take a … Continue reading

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