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By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Bahá’ís of Tampa Bay Bicentennary celebrations continue into November

Baha’is of the Tampa Bay area invite the public to help mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Báb, (https://www.bahai.org/the-bab/) by holding free celebrations in homes and centers of faith throughout More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Sri Lanka ‘radical Buddhist’ monks break into a Christian church, attacked student says Bishop Asiri Perera

Earlier this month, on August 4, a young Christian belonging to the Methodist Church of Sri Lanka was attacked and beaten by a group of radical Buddhist monks. According to local Christians, news of the attack shook More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 10th, 2019
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Interfaith Group in Malaysia Protests Mandatory Teaching of Jawi

(International Christian Concern) –After the education ministry’s announcement that it will introduce Arabic script in the Malay language syllabus for primary school, on August 7, an interfaith group challenged More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body censors monks, declares group illegal

The government-appointed council, Myanmar’s highest Buddhist body declared a hardline monk organization an illegal association and ordered the nationwide removal of all its signage, three weeks after their leader, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Myanmar Issues Arrest Warrant for Ultranationalist Monk known as Buddhist Bin Laden

(International Christian Concern) –On July 9, the western district court in Yangon ordered that an arrest warrant for ultranationalist Buddhist monk U Wirathu be posted at his monastery in the northern city of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Sri Lankan Christians Continue to Live in Fear After Easter Attacks

(International Christian Concern) –Sri Lankan Christians have expressed deep trauma and fear following the Easter attacks which killed more than 250 people and left 300 injured in April 2019. The attacks, targeted More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Sri Lankas Muslims Hold Prayer for Peace Following Easter Bombings

(International Christian Concern) –Nearly 10,000 soldiers were deployed across Sri Lanka to provide security for religious centers following last Sunday’s deadly Easter bombings. Among those protected were Sri More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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3 Great Things To Do In Sri Lanka This Year

In the old days, Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon. These days the island country, located in the Indian Ocean, is an up-and-coming vacation destination with beautiful beaches, iconic temples, ancient fortresses and More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Malaysia: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad pledges that his government will be ‘very sensitive’ towards all religions

(International Christian Concern) –Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad pledged on Friday via social media platforms that his government will be “very sensitive” towards all religions, while urging people to obey More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 15th, 2018
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Police in Laos Arrest 78 year old Grandma and 3 Christian Men During Worship

(International Christian Concern) –Three police officers in Laos arrested a grandmother and three other Christians while they were worshipping last month, according to an advocacy group Human Rights Watch for More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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A visit to the Buddhist Kingdom of Bhutan

Bhutan is a Buddhist kingdom hugging the eastern edge of the Himalayas. The country is famous for its historic fortresses (dzongs), monasteries, temples and golden Buddha statues, as well as stark and varied landscapes, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Are You Ready to Dive into the Rich Culture of Sri Lanka?

The rich cultural heritage and fascinating scenic beauty of Sri Lanka has been attracting foreign travellers the world over for centuries to the island nation. According to experts at Cruxton Travel, a travel portal More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Learn More About the World’s Great Religions With These 7 Resources

Religion is a controversial topic. Anyone with even a passing understanding of world history knows that religious disputes lay at the heart of some of the planet’s most destructive conflicts. When 85% of humanity More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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How people handle faith in the modern age

Faith has never been an easy thing to live with; in fact, part of the point of faith is that it tests you every day of your life, but it is fair to say that having faith was easier when communities living cheek More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Nat Geo’s ‘The Story of God’ with Morgan Freeman starts January 16

Prophets, spiritual enlightenment and the afterlife — they are mysteries as old as time. National Geographic and Revelations Entertainment seek clarity on some of humanity’s biggest questions in season two of More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Disney’s ABC show ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ mocks God, church, Jonah, Noah’s Ark, ‘God’s got nothing on Mommy’

ABC seems intent on taking down organized religion with the new Fresh Off the Boat episode “WWJD: What Would Jessica Do?” Jessica (Constance Wu) is terrified she will lose her youngest son Evan (Ian Chen) to More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Nat Geo approves ‘The Story of God’ season 2 with Morgan Freeman returning

National Geographic Channel announced today the greenlight of a second season of its Emmy-nominated hit series, The Story of God with Morgan Freeman. From executive producers Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary and James More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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8 of the Most Beautiful Temples in the World

Temples are surreal and artistic. They have a sense of peace and serenity in them that’s divine and out of this world. The architecture is always one of a kind and there are many facts behind every temple. Not More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Navy reverses course, supports religious minorities

Only days after Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty and other groups expressed concern over the Navy’s dismissal of religious volunteers tending to the spiritual needs of young recruits, the command at the More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Healing Comes In Many Forms

Healthy, believe it or not, is a subjective term for the most part. It doesn’t seem like it should be. Most of us have been taught that health is more like math than it is like art. You take some very specific More...


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