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Unite in helping needy says message for Diwali

VATICAN (UCAN): Christians and Hindus are bound by their belief in human dignity and share a responsibility to help those in need, Bishop Miguel Ayuso Guixot, the secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, said in a written message to the world’s 1.1 billion Hindus on October 1, in advance of the three-day festival of Diwali which begins on November 7 in most parts of the world, focuses on the victory of truth over lies, light over darkness, life over death and good over evil.
 

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Korean deacons on pilgrimage to embrace other religions

SEOUL (UCAN): Over 100 Catholic deacons in South Korea joined an Ecumenical and Interreligious Pilgrimage of Catholic Deacons, a June 20 to 22 pilgrimage to places of worship for other religions in Seoul to promote religious tolerance and understanding organised by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK).
 

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Lent with an interreligious flavour

ZHENGZHOU (SE): Kuan Yan, a Buddhist monk, set out from China on a pilgrimage to India with the intention of expressing his great personal devotion to Mother Teresa of Kolkata.

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Interreligious dialogue more than timely for Asia

HONG KONG (UCAN): While interreligious dialogue may be a more urgent need in Asia than ecumenical relations, Bonifacio Tago, from the Good Samaritan Colleges in The Philippines, believes that the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity can serve as an impetus to rekindle appreciation of its value, as it is an appropriate time to pursue both avenues.

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Interfaith concepts of mercy

TOKYO (UCAN): The Interreligious Dialogue Committee in Japan organised a three-way sharing in mid-October among the Christian, Buddhist and Shinto traditions on the varying concepts of mercy that inspire their people.

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Interreligious delegation visits North Korea

SEOUL (SE): A delegation of 150 religious leaders from various communities in South Korea travelled to the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea for a two-day visit between November 10 and 11.

Fides reported that the leaders of seven major religions in South Korea gathered under the aegis of the Korean Conference of Religions for Peace.

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