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Pope Declines “Inconvenient” Dalai Lama Meeting

The Telegraph’s Nick Squires reports that Pope Francis has declined to meet with the Dalai Lama and other Nobel Laureates in Rome this weekend, apparently to avoid angering Beijing. According to the Dalai Lama himself, the Vatican decided against the meeting “because it could cause inconveniences.” The decision reflects an acute diplomatic dilemma for the

December 11, 2014

Photo: Nei Lingding Peak, by Wang Zhongjue

December 11, 2014