(观音). In Chinese Buddhism, the name given to the bodhisattva of compassion Avalokiteśvara, who in other cultures is more often represented as male but in China, where she is immensely popular, is normally represented as female. Guanyin is also venerated in Taoism and in Chinese folk religion as an immortal or a goddess.
“Christmas, Get Out of China!”—But Not Before Bringing CCP a Lot of Money
Christians were harassed, often with the pretext of COVID-19. Meanwhile, 80% of Christmas ornaments sold in the West were made in China.
Jehovah’s Witnesses and Sexual Abuse: 2. Belgium and The Netherlands
The two Northern European countries commissioned reports on the issue that were largely publicized, but both their methodology and conclusions are objectionable.
Jehovah’s Witnesses—Why Are They Persecuted?
Data show that they are the #1 target of religious intolerance worldwide. A seminar and two special journal issues explored the question why.
Jehovah’s Witnesses and Sexual Abuse: 1. The Australian Case
Did the Australian Royal Commission report really uncover hundreds of “hidden” cases? Or was a religious minority unfairly targeted?