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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 is today's statement byArchbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy Seeto the United Nations in Geneva. He addressed the21stSpecial Session of the Human Rights …read more
Here is the message for Sea Sunday from the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers. Sea Sunday is celebrated today. * * * Throughout the history of mankind, the sea was the place where …read more
Here below we publish the Message for World Tourism Day 2014, issued today by thePontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People: *** Message for World Tourism Day …read more
Below is the Vatican's press release regarding the 2013 consolidated financial statements of the Holy See and the Governorate. The release was made available today after the Council for the …read more
The Vatican today published the Instrumentum Laboris for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod on "The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization". An instrumentum laboris …read more