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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
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Here below is the address of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, at the 69th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, Monday 29 September 2014). *** …read more
Here are comments released by the Holy See regarding theConcluding Observationsof the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. * * * 1.The Holy See is well aware of its position within the …read more
Here is the text of the Sept. 22 intervention by Monsignor Antoine Camilleri at the58th Annual Regular Sessionof theIAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) General Conference, underway …read more
Here is a translation of the statement released Tuesday evening by the Vatican press office regarding the penal proceedings involving former nuncio Josef Wesolwoski. * * * Today, the Promoter …read more
Here is the text of a declaration made by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council, on the rights of the elderly. Archbishop Tomasi is the Holy See's …read more