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Sri Lanka Nun Faces Charges over Mother and Baby Home

  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15933481 The Indian-origin nun is thought to be the first from the Missionaries of Charity order to be imprisoned A nun in Sri Lanka is to appear in court in connection with the failure to disclose an underage pregnancy … Continue reading

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Tolerance

It’s interesting that even after Independence, when the tables could have been turned on their adversaries and detractors, the members of the Buddhist Commission of Inquiry were for equality of treatment and restoration and protection of the rights of Buddhists, … Continue reading

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1956 – A Year of National and Religious Awakening

by  Senaka Weeraratna Buddhism has been the most powerful single factor in the development of Sri Lanka’s civilization. For more than 2, 300 years, Sri Lanka developed and projected a country image that was predominantly Buddhist. Though this pre-disposition was … Continue reading

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Christian Fanaticism in Sri Lanka

by Meredith de Silva Today, even after independence, Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims are still being targeted by Christian extremists. While foreign Christian groups have set up shop in the island, many of the most fanatical followers are actually locals who … Continue reading

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Report of the Commission Established to Investigate and Report on Unethical Religious Conversions

All Ceylon Buddhist Congress, 2552/2009, 303p. Annexes

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