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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 Holy Father’s address to a delegation from Finland who were celebrating the feast of Saint Henry, patron saint of Finland. * * * Dear brothers and friends from …read more
Here is the address given by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, to the Committee on the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the Optional …read more
On 11 May 2014, the 4th Sunday of Easter, the Church will celebrate the 51st World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The theme this year is "Vocations, Witness to the Truth." Here below is Pope …read more
A meeting took place today in the Vatican between the Pope's Secretary of State, Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin, and the Secretary of State of the United States, John Kerry. The US …read more
Pope Francis presided over the Holy Mass in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. The Pope administered the Sacrament of Baptism to 32 children. After the …read more