- May 27, 2020
In a Buddhist temple nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, more than 7,200 miles from Davenport, Iowa, the Dalai Lama received the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award from Bishop Thomas R. Zinkula March 4.
Archbishop Felix Machado told an interfaith gathering in India on Aug. 13 that people need to have peace in their hearts if they are to seek to create peace in the world. “What is required is unity and truth.” In the wake of this week’s terrorist attack in Spain, Machado said religious leaders must “build peace while times are peaceful. Do not wait for tensions and conflicts.”
British writer and veteran Catholic professional Austen Ivereigh has a terrific new book out called The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope. Among other things, he’s masterful in explaining how navigating the ideologically charged period of Argentina’s “Dirty War” prepared the pontiff to try to hold
The Dalai Lama is in Birmingham, Alabama this weekend, where he is expected to speak to thousands of people during appearances at a university, a baseball stadium, and a theater. The Tibetan spiritual leader greeted supporters Saturday outside a downtown hotel at the start of his visit to the United