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Pope starts Mongolia visit by praising the country's religious freedom dating back to Genghis Khan

Sep. 02, 2023 19:41 PM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday praised Mongolia’s tradition of religious freedom dating to the times of its founder, Genghis Khan, as he opened the first-ever papal visit to the Asian nation with a word of encouragement to its tiny Catholic flock. Francis...

The Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, celebrates 88th birthday

Jul. 06, 2023 23:18 PM EDT

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The Dalai Lama celebrated his 88th birthday on Thursday, as hundreds of his supporters and exiled Tibetans thronged his hillside Indian headquarters in Dharamsala. Artists played traditional welcome tunes as the Tibetan spiritual leader arrived in his open...