Charles Cowling
Phoebe Hoare wants to go out to this — or transition during this, or whatever it is that actually happens. Thanks, Phoebe. 
Charles Cowling
    Francis Rasuge, a police officer, was killed by her lover in 2004. Her body was not found until earlier this year, buried in the yard of her lover’s house.    Francis Nyadi Rasuge was finally laid to rest yesterday afternoon at the Horingnestkrans Cemetery in Pretoria North. There
Charles Cowling
    On the river bank opposite, a small funeral procession arrived, carrying a bright red coffin. A group of men, followed by women in saris, stood around for a while chatting, then opened the coffin and pulled out a body, wrapped in a white sheet. The mourners lugged it
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Richard Rawlinson Is it uncharitable to start a brief discussion of Buddhist funerals by alluding to Mark Juergensmeyer’s recent book, Buddhist Warfare, which shows another side of a religion widely seen in the West as purely peaceful?  This other side includes the recent example of armed monks