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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 an intervention of the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, delivered …read more
The Vatican has released an English translation of the letter from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments, regarding the Sign of Peace. * * * 1. «Peace I leave you; my peace I …read more
Here is a translation of a statement made today by the Pontifical Council Cor Unum regarding the situation in Iraq. *** In the context of the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the Holy Father has …read more
Here is a translation of a declaration issued today by the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue: *** The whole world watches, amazed, at what is now called "the restoration of the …read more
Here below we publish the message of the Congregation for the Evangelization of the Peoples (Propaganda Fide) on the occasion of the 18th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member …read more