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The festival of Diwali is celebrated by all Hindus and is known as Deepavali or "row of oil lamps." Symbolically, based on ancient mythology, it represents the victory of truth over falsehood, of light over darkness, of life over death, of good over evil. The celebration lasts three days marking the beginning of ...read more
Articles from section "Hinduism"
By Reinhard Backes With the election of Narendra Modi of the Hindu "Bharatiya Janata Party” (BJP) as prime minister of India, the country's secular constitution has come under threat, charged …read more
The leader of the Christian community which sufferedIndia’s worst persecution in modern times has warned thatthe country’s new government could spell disaster for minority groups – but not if …read more
Following the victory of the Hindu nationalist "Bharatiya Janata Party" (BJP) the Catholic Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar in the east Indian state of Odisha expressed cautious optimism. …read more
Archbishop Anil Couto heads the Archdiocese of Delhi. On Dec. 11, 2013, he was part of a large protest march in India’s capital, with demonstrators demanding equal rights for low-caste …read more
I don’t know if any group of Muslims sends the Vatican Easter wishes. I do know that the Vatican always sends a message for the end of Ramadan. (To its credit, so does the World Council of …read more