Stories about Religion from May, 2016
Hindu Religious Leader Tells Child Marriage Critics in Trinidad & Tobago to ‘Mind Your Own Damn Business’
"That’s exactly the sort of idea that, if you let bounce around in your head for a bit, leads to an aneurysm."
"Then they are surprised, when people go to join ISIS."
"Let each human being live with proper honour and self respect. #SorrySir"
"This is not just an issue of age and maturity, but once again, of power."
Did a visit to the Japanese Buddhist temple of Tada-ji and the statue of Yakushi Nyorai help save a sick infant? Is it even possible to know?
Trinidad and Tobago is a society of contradictions: the legal age of sexual consent was recently raised from 16 to 18, even as another law on marriage differs significantly.
"These pockets of violence [...] are not as insignificant as we think. We have not begun to uncover the various forms of violence [...] in our society. Violence is pervasive."
These series of killings have alarmed critics and intellectuals about the power that main stream and social media sites possess.
"Everything is dangerous when you're not prepared. When you are prepared and you have taken the right measures, there is less danger."