Dalai Lama Says He Would Support A Woman Successor
Source The Huffington Post | By Katherine Bindley
While some religious leaders might shy away from establishing a tradition of helping women ascend to high-ranking positions, the Dalai Lama voices a more progressive view: His Holiness says he would be pleased if a woman were to succeed him.
Cathy Newman, a presenter with the United Kingdom's Channel 4 News, recently asked the Buddhist leader whether he would be happy about a woman successor.Without skipping a beat, he answered yes.
"I think [it would be] good because you see, biologically, female[s] have more potential to develop affection or