faith

COVID-19: Appeal to Religious Leaders

Today, I want to make a special appeal to religious leaders of all faiths to join forces to work for peace around the world and focus on our common battle to defeat COVID19.
I do so at a special time on the spiritual calendar. 

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Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology need more empowerment

Faith groups fighting terrorist ideology that misuses religion need more empowerment from bodies such as the UN.

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Faith and culture key to achieving gender equality

A clear understanding of Islamic teachings about the role of women can be used to empower women and girls to effect positive change in their communities.

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UN launches first World Interfaith Harmony Week

The United Nations launched the first World Interfaith Harmony Week today with a broad range of activities around the world, including interfaith breakfasts, film screenings and talks featuring the active participation of civil society, UN entities and other intergovernmental organizations.