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Message of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the Hindu Feast of Diwali

"Nurturing a culture of inclusion thus becomes a common call and a shared responsibility, which must be urgently undertaken."

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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 ...

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