Ebola virus disease, a severe and often fatal illness in humans, is an international health emergency, a devastating and horrifying disease. Thousands have died in the ongoing Ebola epidemic. The disease is caused by the four out of the five viruses in the genus Ebolavirus.
Luther College; a college of the Lutheran Church affiliated to Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, a Christian denomination; will celebrate Hindu festival of lights Diwali on October 26.The Diwali program will be followed by refreshments and "a time for conversation".
Museum of Fine Arts Boston (MFAB) is celebrating Diwali, Hindu festival of lights, on October 22.This free event will include dance performances, creating rangoli designs, "Diwali around the World" presentation and talks.
Hindus have commended Vatican for its "message to Hindus for the feast of Deepavali", extending joyful greetings "on the festive occasion of Deepavali".Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed welcomed the Vatican for wishing "May the Transcendent Light illumine your hearts, homes and communities " and desiring "harmony and happiness, peace and prosperity".