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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 Feb. 6 intervention of ArchbishopFrancis A. Chullikatt,Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, at the UN'sEighth Session of the Open Working …read more
Here is the translation of the Vatican Spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi's note on the recommendations by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. * * * After the large number of articles …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy See's response to the observations and recommendations released today by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. * * * The end of its 65th session, …read more
This afternoon, in the Great Hall of the Saint Pius X Palace, the 18th Public Session of the Pontifical Academies is taking place whose theme this year is: “Oculata fides: Reading the truth …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's homily on Saturday at the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The Celebration of Vespers took place at the Basilica of St. Paul …read more