The 16th Asian Games will provide a religious service centre at the Athletes' Village in the Asian Games Town and designated 28 religious spots throughout the city and two Christian youth associations as principal religious service spots to provide private areas of worship for Asian Games participants.
Chezi K. Ganesan looks every inch the high-tech entrepreneur, dressed in the Silicon Valley uniform of denim shirt and khaki trousers, slick smartphone close at hand. He splits his time between San Jose and this booming coastal metropolis, running his $6 million a year computer chip-making company.
Faced with ever-more harrowing revelations of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergymen, Belgians are turning in record numbers to apostasy — formally breaking with their religion through a process of “de-baptism.”
The pastor of a Florida church says his congregation has decided to call off the burning of the Quran that was to be held Saturday -- the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on the United States by the al Qaeda terror network.
Last month, I was able to have a morning audience with His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. As Vaishnavas we feel unity with the Pope and his mission, even as we recognize the divergence of theology and approach.
In Western philosophy it seems like a strange idea that God could be limited or controlled by something else. But in the devotional religious traditions of India where Krishna is worshiped as God, the idea that God is controlled by love is what makes Him so glorious.