Annual Vatican message to Buddhists highlights shared reverence for life
Catholic World News - May 02, 2013
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has released an annual message to the world’s Buddhists, emphasizing that Christians and Buddhists “have in common especially a shared profound reverence for life.”
The Vatican message calls for cooperation between Christians and Buddhists in “fostering the sacredness of human life” and working for peace in the world.
The message is issued each year for the feast of Vesakh, the Buddhist celebration of the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama, the Buddha.
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