The Pope wants an Electric Popemobile

December 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Vatican City, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pope’s desire to have a solar powered electric “popemobile” have been praised by several people.

One particular group that has praised the move is the Hindu community in the United States. The Pope has been commended for showing concern for the planet and taking leadership role in attempts to save the planet. The pope has also been praised for having solar panels on the auditorium’s room of the Vatican that is used to aid in the cooling of the structure.

Rajan Zed, president of Universal Society of Hinduism praised the Pope in a statement and urged all religious leaders to follow the exemplary role of the Pope. Zed further said that Hinduism has tremendous respect for nature and it is contained in the ancient Hindu scriptures.

Zed said that, “We may believe in different religions, yet we share the same home-our Earth. We must learn to happily progress or miserably perish together. For man can live individually but can only survive collectively.”

Catholic faith and Hinduism command some of the biggest followings in the world. The Catholic Church is the biggest church in the world in terms of followers while Hinduism is considered as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.

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