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Item #21203

Title:
Thai parliament grants king power to name Buddhist patriarch
Link:
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/12/29/thai-parliament-grants-king-power-to-name-buddhist-patriarch.html
Excerpt:
Thailand's military-appointed parliament has granted the king absolute power in naming a supreme patriarch, the top ecclesiastical position of Thai Buddhism. The amendment approved Thursday means the king can eliminate the traditional vote of the senior monks' body, the Supreme Sangha Council.
PermaLink:
http://infidels.org/wire/2016/12/29/thai-parliament-grants-king-power-to-name-buddhist-patriarch.html
Posted:
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 @ 21:34
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