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Scholar Praises Spirit of 'Nostra Aetate,' Pope Francis; Says Religion Should Bring Out Best in People
With Nostra Aetate, the Roman Catholic Church has set an example and other religionsshould likewiseopen their doors. This was the sentiment of Hindu Swami Chidananda Saraswati,as he praised the spiritof Nostra Aetate, and the leadership, warmth and humility of Pope Francis.Nostra Aetate was promulgated...read more
Articles from section "Hinduism"
Last August marked the anniversary of the 2008 massacre of more than 100 Christians at the hands of a Hindu mob in Kandhamal district in Orissa (Odisha) State, India—and the culprits, though …read more
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 …read more
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