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Lights for the celebration of the Hindu festival Diwali.

Vatican highlights challenge of ‘hyper-nationalism’ in Diwali message

Oct 29, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to meet Pope Francis on Oct. 30. Read more

India Catholics aim to build 100-foot Jesus statue, despite Hindu criticism

Jan 9, 2020

Catholics in India are seeking to erect the nation’s tallest statue of Jesus, over objections by Hindu groups who say... Read more

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Christian pastor in India acquitted of anti-conversion charges

May 7, 2019

A Protestant pastor in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has been acquitted of charges held against him under... Read more

Lights for the celebration of the Hindu festival Diwali.

In Diwali message to Hindus, Vatican officials call for mutual respect

Oct 16, 2017

By Elise Harris

With tensions between Christians and Hindu nationalists in India increasingly on the rise, the Vatican sent a message marking the... Read more