Mangala draws parallels between child ordinations and child soldiers

Former Minister Mangala Samaraweera today slammed the practice of child ordinations as young Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka. In a social media post, the former Minister equalled child ordinations to child soldiers as used by the LTTE and child brides of the Taliban. “Young girls and boys ordained as bikkhus; as shocking and unacceptable as … Continue reading Mangala draws parallels between child ordinations and child soldiers