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Sravasti Abbey’s founder, Ven. Chodron, presented with global award

02/10/17By Tracy Simmons NEWPORT — Venerable Thubten Chodron, founder of Sravasti Abbey, was one of 50 nuns recently recognized worldwide for her contributions to Tibetan Buddhism. At a ceremony in Taiwan at the end of 2016, which was attended by an unanticipated 15,000 people, she received the Global Bhikkhuni Award, presented by the Chinese Buddhist Bhikkuni Association of Taiwan. It’s …

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Trump interview throws spotlight on Christian broadcaster

When they got the get — the third one-on-one interview with President Trump — staffers at CBN News took a moment for high-fives to celebrate. But then the journalists for the usually little-noticed Christian Broadcasting Network went to work to capitalize on the newfound access they’d received from the Trump administration.

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