Monthly Archives: December 2021

Buddhist monk calls for global understanding, respect for religions

A prominent Thai Buddhist monk called on people around the world to understand their respective beliefs so that they could “share and respect” other religions. Dec 31 2021 Senior Buddhist monk Phramaha Thongrattana Thavorn, a member of the Focolare movement, also known as Luce Ardente, is seen greeting Pope Francis in this undated photo from the Focolare movement. BANGKOK: A …

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NASA and priests preparing for ETI contact?

NASA and religion? Oh good? Yes really. “NASA Hires Priests to Prepare Humans for Contact with Aliens,” the headline read. “NASA paid priests to know how to deal with aliens,” reads another. [Alien in spiritual triangle by Thomas Larch] Is NASA really teaming up with the clergy to better prepare Earth society for an extraterrestrial encounter? Yes. And no. Sorta. …

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Historic conclave: Chinese bishops and priests brief Hong Kong clerics on Xi Jinping’s view on religion

Chinese bishops and religious leaders briefed senior Catholic clergy officials in Hong Kong on President Xi Jinping’s vision for a religion with “Chinese characteristics” at an unprecedented meeting hosted by the mainland’s representative office in the city, according to four religious. Clerics who attended or were aware of the October 31 meeting described it as Beijing’s most assertive move to …

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Machines can’t teach us to be human

I spent the first two years of high school at a swanky Catholic boys’ academy in Southern California and hated it. The girls ‘question, never far from my thoughts, could not be answered and the corresponding girls’ school on the other side of town was run like a medieval mountain convent, that is to say like a fortress. At the …

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Cape Town, South Africa holds musical and interfaith tribute to Desmond Tutu

Published on: 12/30/2021 – 01:56 An interfaith musical memorial on Wednesday in honor of South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid icon, Desmond Tutu, had a rabbi and a dancing monk as Cape Town bid farewell to its first black Anglican archbishop. The colorful town hall service in honor of Tutu, who passed away over the weekend, brought together family members and politicians, …

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In-laws against interfaith marriage, man hangs himself in Noida

A 24-year-old reportedly hanged himself from a tree in Noida on Saturday and left a suicide note, addressed to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, stating that he had been harassed by his in-laws since he married his wife, which is from a different religion, earlier this year. Police identified the victim as Mohit Thakur, a resident of Sector 54 of Noida. …

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[Exclusive] Chinese military uses robot vehicles in Tibet

Representation image | Photo credit: ANI New Delhi: Bearing in mind the difficult terrain of the Tibetan Plateau and the difficulties faced by Han Chinese soldiers due to the cold and high altitude, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) moved in a large number of ground vehicles. unmanned to transport troops, weapons and supplies. More than half of the vehicles are …

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Narendra Modi and bloodthirsty pregnant Dharam Sansad are closer than most people think

Speaking in his usual dog-whistle mode, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reinforced Haridwar’s hideous message ‘Dharam Sansad’. Those expressing disappointment at the failure of BJP leaders and Union ministers – let alone the Prime Minister and Home Secretary – to condemn the genocidal appeals against Muslims launched by the speakers must understand that ‘there is no substantial difference between them. After …

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palazzo pianca translates the ambiance of venice into a contemporary retreat

pianca explores the meaning of hospitality in Venice in an elegant 16th century palace in the historic center of Venice, specialist in furnishing accessories pianca has created a hotel that combines contemporary and heritage elements. Nicknamed “palazzo pianca”, the boutique project is located near the iconic Piazza San Marco and offers a “factory of ideas for lifestyles”. a continuous study …

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