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Christians and Hindus to nurture a "culture of inclusion" against the "globalisation of indifference"
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has addressed a message to the world's Hindu community for the festival of Diwali, a celebration that marks the victory of truth over falsehood, light over darkness, life over death, and good over evil. Globalisation has made people more self-absorbed and "accustomed" to the suffering of others.
Hindus and Christians in solidarity
A message from the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue on the occasion of the Festival of Diwali highlights the solidarity that brought together the two religions when the tsunami occurred.
Card. Tauran: a journey of dialogue between Christians and Hindus, in respect of freedom
In the traditional message for the festival of Diwali. The president of the Pontifical council for inter-religious dialogue writes that believers of different religions must come together to learn more of each other, to grow in respect and to build a world of peace.
16/10/2017 15:20:00 VATICAN – HINDUS
Vatican tells Hindus that diversity is a sign of richness, not intolerance
In its message for the Diwali party, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue states that for lasting peace and true harmony “tolerance is not enough. What is also needed is genuine respect and appreciation for the diversity of cultures and customs within our communities, which in turn contribute to the health and unity of society as a whole. To see pluralism and diversity as a threat to unity leads tragically to intolerance and violence.”
18/10/2017 17:25:00 VATICAN – INDIA
Christian-Hindu dialogue is difficult but imperative to know each other
A Hindu-Christian international conference on ‘Enlightenment and tantra’ was held in Rome. For Mgr Spreafico, “ignorance brings many evils”. Card Tauran noted Pope Francis’s many appeals in favour of dialogue. “Every religion and every believer thinks that his or her belief is the best’” said Hindu scholar. Spirituality should be the starting point, Christian mystic said.
25/10/2016 08:57:00 VATICAN - HINDUS
Vatican Message to Hindus: Promoting hope among families
A message to mark Diwali and the beginning of the year. Although “ today the very notion of family is being undermined by a climate that relativizes its essential significance and value", as well as by wars, poverty and migration, "there are strong signs of renewed hope due to the witness of those who hold fervently to the enduring importance of marriage and family life".
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