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Vatican to Buddhists: May the Pandemic ‘Unite Us in Service’

Vatican Media.Pope Francis meets with Bhaddanta Kumarabhivamsa, head of the Supreme Sangha Council, in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2017.

The Vatican has sent annual messages to Buddhists for more than 25 years on the feast of Vesakh, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha.