dignity of women

Vatican: Both Jesus and Buddha Promoted ‘the Dignity of Women’

“Both Buddhism and Christianity have taught that women and men are equal in dignity, and both have played an important role in the advancement of women,” said the Vatican’s department of interreligious dialogue in a letter released Saturday.

Buddhist monk carry colorful lanterns as they celebrate the forthcoming birthday of Buddha at Jogye temple on May 7, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. Buddha was born approximately 2,560 years ago, and although the exact date is unknown, Buddha's official birthday is celebrated on the full moon in May in …