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Christians and Buddhists to foster together the growth of the community
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue issues a message for the Buddhist Feast of Vesakh to "join forces to educate people, particularly the young, to seek fraternity, to live in fraternity and to dare to build fraternity."
22/04/2017 14:21:00 VATICAN
Vatican releases message on Buddha’s feast day (Vesakh), stresses shared path of nonviolence
Religions must work together because religion is often used to justify violence. Christians and Buddhists recognise the need to heal evil in the heart where it originates. They must promote peace education and respect for the environment as well as reject "hate speech" in the media and rebuild "broken societies".
Christians and Buddhists should teach good stewardship of the earth
The Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue issues a statement on the occasion of Vesakh. In it calls on Christians and Buddhists to promote in the world a culture of respect for creation, one that focuses on sustainable development and climate change.
Let Christians and Buddhists guide the young to respect and tolerance for other religions
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue releases a message for Vesakh, Buddhism's main celebration. Young people must be educated to be "responsible human beings" and "be ready to join hands with those of other religions to resolve conflicts and to promote friendship, justice, peace and authentic human development."
Christians and Buddhists: being poor, fighting harmful poverty
A message from the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, for the Buddhist feast of Vesakh. Agreement with Buddhists over poverty as "detachment." A call to work together to combat that form of poverty which is a humiliation of human dignity, distress and marginalization.
14/10/2005 VATICAN - ISLAM
Vatican tells Islam: "Let us continue on the path of dialogue"
To mark the end of Ramadan, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has sent its customary message to the Muslim community. Highlighted are a commitment to peace, the memory of John Paul II and the direction taken by Benedict XVI along the same path.
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