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IN PHOTOS: Archbishop Wells meets Venerable Somdej Phra Mahathirachan in Bangkok

The religious leaders discussed the upcoming meeting between Catholics and Buddhists scheduled for November 13-17 in Bangkok

Searching Tibetan monasteries, China requires monks to renounce ties to Dalai...

The move lines up with an edict requiring public workers to cut ties with the exiled spiritual leader.

Dalai Lama stresses Buddhism basics and the power of compassion at...

The gathering was the Tibetan spiritual leader’s first public appearance since a controversial video

Religious groups oppose increase in entrance fee for Indonesia’s Borobudur temple

"So many poor people will no longer be able to visit the temple, it would be a great loss”

Thousands mourn Buddhist monk in Vietnam who brought mindfulness to the...

Thich Nhat Hanh spent 39 years in France and advocated for religious freedom around the world

Thailand’s Catholic Church leaders, Buddhist patriarch renew fraternal ties

The annual "meet and greet" before Christmas highlights the fraternal relations between Catholics and Buddhists in the country

Myanmar devotees climb ‘500 Duck Mountain’ for full-moon festival

The full-moon that marks the end of the rainy season is celebrated across Myanmar in explosions of color, with fireworks, and lanterns

Families ruptured by Myanmar’s junta observe Harvest Moon Festival with heavy...

The Thadingyut Festival is a time when people usually visit with parents and elderly relatives to pay their respects

Cambodia halts ‘Festival of the Dead’ after COVID outbreak

Cambodia largely avoided the spread of the pandemic last year but surging infections since have seen more than 105,000 cases

Laotians oppose plan to build Chinese-style Buddha statue in SEZ

A Chinese company plans to build the Buddha in the Special Economic Zone in Vientiane to attract domestic and foreign tourists

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