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News Laos Religion: Tolerant Thailand to welcome pope, but martyrs tale haunts

Published on: Sunday 17 November 2019
Tolerant Thailand to welcome pope, but martyrs tale haunts
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/tolerant-thailand-welcome-pope-martyrs-045213002.html

When Pope Francis makes his first trip to Thailand this week, he will be visiting a country that welcomed Roman Catholic missionaries more than five centuries ago and whose Buddhist population remains strikingly tolerant of other religious beliefs. The "Seven Martyrs" were beatified by Pope

News Laos Religion: Leading with Buddhism

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Leading with Buddhism
News source: https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50646349/leading-with-buddhism/

KT: Buddhism is the main religion in many parts of Southeast Asia. However, another characteristic of these countries, including Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, is historical antagonism ...

News Laos Religion: Monk receives Golden Pagoda Award

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Monk receives Golden Pagoda Award
News source: https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50625477/monk-receives-golden-pagoda-award/

recognising his contributions to the Buddhism religion. The ceremony was held at Phutthamonthon Auditorium Hall in Bangkok and attended by 103 monks from seven different countries, including Cambodia, ...

News Laos Religion: UN member states must continue to ask “Where is Sombath?” during human rights review

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
UN member states must continue to ask “Where is Sombath?” during human rights review
News source: https://www.fidh.org/en/region/asia/laos/laos-un-member-states-must-continue-to-ask-where-is-sombath-during

The international community must continue to press the Lao government to deliver justice for Sombath ... prison conditions; freedom of religion or belief; the right to participate in the design and ...

News Laos Religion: Utilizing Lao scholars to help developing Laos and be Lao leaders, Indigenous recognition, media freedom, mine safety, religious freedom.

Published on: Thursday 11 July 2019
Utilizing Lao scholars to help developing Laos and be Lao leaders, Indigenous recognition, media freedom, mine safety, religious freedom.
News source: https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/hmong/en/audiotrack/utilizing-laos-scholars-help-developing-laos-and-be-lao-leaders-indigenous-recognition

Age discrimination really exists. Therefore, we need effective policies to keep this issue at bay and we need to change our culture. Still smoking? You're three time more likely to die from heart ...

News Laos Religion: Seven Christians detained several days in Laos

Published on: Wednesday 02 January 2019
Seven Christians detained several days in Laos
News source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/seven-christians-detained-several-days-in-laos-67853

Laos is a communist country of southeast Asia. Its constitution provides citizens the freedom to believe in religion, but religious groups must register with the government. The US State Department's ...

News Laos Religion: Police jail sick 78-year-old grandmother for PRAYING

Published on: Friday 14 December 2018
Police jail sick 78-year-old grandmother for PRAYING
News source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1059095/christian-persecution-laos-news-christianity-religion-news

Morning Star News report that police have threatened more severe punishment if the Lao Christians do not renounce Christianity. The religion is considered an enemy of the single-party Marxist-Leninist ...

News Laos Religion: Vientiane arrests three US citizens over distribution of material on Christianity

Published on: Friday 12 April 2019
Vientiane arrests three US citizens over distribution of material on Christianity
News source: http://asianews.it/news-en/Vientiane-arrests-three-US-citizens-over-distribution-of-material-on-Christianity-46766.html

Wayne, Autumn and Joseph have been held at their hotel for six days. The US embassy in Laos was informed and is following  the case. A local Christian group is trying to help the three. The authorities of the Buddhist country consider Christianity a

News Laos Religion: Why not let things be as they are?

Published on: Sunday 21 April 2019
News source: https://www.speakingtree.in/article/why-not-let-things-be-as-they-are

This very music Lao Tzu calls Tao; that very music is Religion; that very music is ‘Rit’. The more we begin to understand the unity within the diversity, the less we shall be in a hurry to change the ...

News Laos Religion: Laos expels three Christian missionaries

Published on: Sunday 21 April 2019
News source: https://www.premier.org.uk/News/World/Laos-expels-three-Christian-missionaries

Authorities in Buddhist-majority Laos are keen to stop the spread of other religions. Christianity is perceived by Laos to be a "hostile western ideology", according to Open Doors which ranks the ...

News Laos Religion: US body clubs India with Iraq, Afghanistan on religious strife

Published on: Tuesday 30 April 2019
News source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/us-body-clubs-india-with-iraq-afghanistan-on-religious-strife/articleshow/69122341.cms

NEW DELHI: Citing India as one of the countries where it was increasingly difficult to separate religion and politics ... Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, and Turkey. Countries are placed in Tier ...