Last article of section "Hinduism"
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"
The president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is reporting that an unprecedented Catholic-Hindu meeting in India has opened a new chapter in relations between the two …read more
Here is the message written by Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, to Hindus on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of light, …read more
An Indian cardinal is decrying a lack of respect among religious fundamentalists for minorities' Constitutional rights. Cardinal Varkey Vithayathil, president of the Indian episcopal …read more
A priest who has survived the wave of attacks on Christians by Hindu extremists in India considers himself safe "in the hands of God." The account of Father Edward Sequeira was made available …read more
The president of the Indian episcopal conference met with the nation's prime minister, seeking justice for Christians who suffered a wave of violence around Christmas. Cardinal Telesphore …read more