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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.
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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".
Christians and Hindus: fostering human relations through friendship and solidarity
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue sends a message to the world's Hindus on the feast of Diwali. At a time of growing materialism, when the deepest spiritual and religious values are despised, a "culture of solidarity" should be fostered, one that "requires a common recognition and promotion of the intrinsic dignity of the human person".
Christians and Hindus forming young people to be agents and builders of peace
Message that the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue on the occasion of the festival of Diwali. Educating for peace concerns political and social leaders, but also especially religious leaders and media. "In any peace education, cultural differences should certainly be considered as an asset, not a threat or a danger."
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