Elizabeth Tenety

For Elizabeth Tenety's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Pope's plain talking stirs fresh debate

Oct 2, 2013

Pope's plain talking stirs fresh debate

Pope Francis cranked up his charm offensive on the world outside the Vatican on Tuesday, saying in his second widely shared media interview in two weeks that each person “must choose to follow the good and fight evil as he conceives them.”

Alexis was atypical Buddhist

| Sep 22, 2013

Alexis was atypical Buddhist

Aaron Alexis had a gold Buddha in his room, a regular meditation practice and a gun with him “at all times,” according to a friend. At one point, he aspired to be a monk. He wound up a killer. Of the many details that ...