[GRIMBERGEN, Belgium] Belgian monks at the Grimbergen abbey are on the verge of brewing beer again after a break of more than 200 years.

[BANGKOK] Every morning Buddhist monk Pipit Sarakitwinon takes walks around his temple and does hundreds of arm exercises, part of a new regimen aimed at shedding pounds as a health overhaul for...

[BANGKOK] The Buddha, in his laughing incarnation, is often depicted with a jolly smile and a giant, quivering belly. That model of plenitude seems ever more apt in Thailand, where the waistlines...