Lao News

The fight tearing apart a Virginia Buddhist temple: A monk arrested, worshipers banned from their parents’ graves and a questionable loan

CATLETT, Va. — The brightly painted temple nestled in the farmlands of Fauquier County has been a beacon to thousands of American Buddhists for decades, beckoning devout daily visitors and once-a-year pilgrims alike through its soaring red front gate. But in recent months, the message coming from Wat Lao Buddhavong has not been one of […]