Posts tagged "china"

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Goes to Washington

Amy Levin talks to Robert Barnett about HHDL's visit. Prayer flags and American flags are flying side by side as His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) continues his second week of the Kalachakra, a festival for “world peace,” from July 6-16 in our nation’s capital. The calendar of events began with a celebration of...

The Chinese Church

The Christian Century reports that China's Minister of State Administration for Religious Affairs, Wang Zuo'an, is in Nairobi for a visit with the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya to "enhance the relationship between the Anglican Church, the Global South Anglican Communion and the Chinese church."

80 Million Chinese Bibles

One quarter of all the bibles in the world were printed in China, with the government's support.  Can we still say that Chinese Communism is atheistic?

Happy 75th Birthday, Dalai Lama.

From AP via HuffPoUSAToday:
In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang at a regular news conference Tuesday remarked about the date: "I only remember two dates: March 8, 1951 and May 23, 1959, the liberation of the Tibetan serfs."

Separation of Church and War

Jason Carter: Objecting voices were raised in China, both Koreas and even Japan when Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited a Shinto shrine honoring Ally-convicted war criminals. While China fears Koizumi’s homage to an imperial past will strain diplomacy over hot-button-issues like oil-drilling rights in the East China Sea, a Reuters article in The New...

Daily Links 21 December 2004

The Shelf-Life of Angels Bia Lowe investigates the devolution of angels, lyrics, and humanity: “It is still a mystery as to why A. curiosa [“angels”] developed a mouth part, since there was no apparent need — nothing to be gained, nothing to be transcended, nothing, indeed, to be fought, won, or defended. These early mouth parts...