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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 the translation of the message written by Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers, on the occasion of the Seventh World Autism Day. * …read more
Here is the Vatican statement about today's meeting between Pope Francis and U.S. President Barack Obama. * * * This morning, 27 March 2014, the Hon. Barack H. Obama, President of the United …read more
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