U.S. rolls out red carpet for Dalai Lama as China objects

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c. 2007 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Demonstrating an unprecedented show of support for Tibet, the U.S. on Wednesday (Oct. 17) awarded the Dalai Lama the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, despite strong objections from China. The nation’s most powerful political leaders, including President Bush and a bipartisan congressional delegation, attended the […]

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