Raimon Panikkar, Catholic Theologian, Is Dead at 91

September 4, 2010
By William Grimes
New York Times

Raimon Panikkar, a Roman Catholic theologian whose embrace of Hindu scriptures and Buddhism made him an influential voice for promoting dialogue among the world’s religions, died on Aug. 26 at his home in Tavertet, Spain. He was 91.

His death was announced on his Web site, raimon-panikkar.org.