The Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue, Vatican City share a message celebrating the birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji on Tuesday 8 November.

Dear Sikh Friends,

The Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue, until recently known as the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, offers festal greetings and wishes to all of you, as you celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 8 November this year. May your celebrations strengthen the bonds of love and unity in your families and communities, and fill you with joy and peace!

While we move on with hope as global community desiring a complete relief from coronavirus related concerns, occurrence of aggressions, tensions and violence in different parts of the world, almost on a daily basis, and the widespread poverty and inequality, exclusion and marginalization in society continue to threaten the prospect of a happy, harmonious and peaceful living together of people. Besides, a rapid growth among the masses of those inured and indifferent to the needs and sufferings of fellow beings proves to be a stumbling block in finding solutions to problems affecting humanity. In this context, we wish to share with you some thoughts on how we, believers, in particular, both the Sikhs and Christians, can promote interreligious solidarity for the good of all of us…

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Download the full message in Punjabi here.