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World Religion Day

17th January 2016
World Religion Day is on the third Sunday in January each year.

World Religion Day’s purpose is to promote that the world’s religions are harmonious and play a role in unifying humanity. In my opinion: for so many religions the principles and the rules are similar. They tell people to do right things, love each other, help each other not hurt anyone even animals, and protect the environment where we are living.

World Religion Day was established in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the United States. In 1985 Sir Lanka issued the first World Religion Day postage stamp. In 2007 a stamp was issued by the Republic of the Congo. The Congo stamp showed a globe with the symbols of 11 religions surrounding it.

(By Lingqin)