Amid Nepal’s shattered shrines and temples, a religious fatalism sets in

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Buddhist monk volunteers remove and transport Buddhist scripture and relics to a safer place after an earthquake destroyed the Swayambhunath temple complex. Religion News Service photo by Vishal Arora

Buddhist monk volunteers remove and transport Buddhist scripture and relics to a safer place after an earthquake destroyed the Swayambhunath temple complex. Religion News Service photo by Vishal Arora

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KATHMANDU, Nepal (RNS) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake shattered many of Nepal's most famous religious sites but doesn't seem to have shaken the faith of its people.