(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.« Back to Glossary Index
- Sisters of Life Nuns Win Exemption from Disclosing Anti-Abortion Records
The State of New York had to agree to a federal court order stating that these are internal religious documents protected as such from disclosure to secular authorities.
- China’s Latest Fake News: “Aristotle Did Not Exist”
CCP leading academic Jin Canrong claimed that, since the West lied on the existence of the Greek philosopher, it can lie on everything.
- Tibetan Parents Told They Should “Educate Minors Not to Believe in Religion”
A middle school attended mostly by Tibetan pupils in Yushu, Qinghai, sent to all parents a disturbing letter, confirming CCP’s plans of eradicating religion.
- Why Pope Francis Confirmed the Ban on Catholics Becoming Freemasons – 2
It is not because Freemasonry is anti-Catholic (which, in many countries, it is not) that Catholics cannot join it, the Vatican says, but because it teaches a method where there is no place for unquestionable dogmas.