Leaders from diverse religious traditions will guide global believers in this spiritual moment of shared humanity – calling for health, compassion and strength in the time of COVID-19.

Religions for Peace (RfP) leaders guiding this spiritual moment include:

  • Dr. Vinu Aram as Moderator | Director, Shanti Ashram
  • Ms. Bani Dugal | Principal Representative to the UN, Bahá’í International Community
  • Mr. Homi Gandhi | President, Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America
  • H.E. Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje | Grand Mufti of Uganda
  • Rev. Kosho Niwano | President Designate, Rissho Kosei-kai
  • H.E. John Cardinal Onaiyekan | Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
  • Grand-Father Dominique Rankin | Algonquin Hereditary Grand Chief
  • Chief Rabbi David Rosen KSG CBE, International Director of Interreligious Affairs, American Jewish Committee
  • Dr. Mamta Shaha | Chair, Women’s Committee, Federal Jain Associations in North America
  • Bhai Sahib Mohinder Singh, OBE KSG | Chairman, Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha
  • Bishop Gunnar J. Stålsett | Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Church of Norway
  • H.H. Shri Shri Sugunendra Theertha Swamiji | Abbot, Sri Puthige Matha

The moment will conclude with a shared interfaith commitment read by:

  • Sr. Agatha O. Chikelue | Chair, RfP International Women’s Coordinating Committee
  • Hon. Mehrezia Labidi-Maiza | First Vice-President, Constitutional Assembly of Tunisia; Secretary, Association for Women’s Progress
  • Mr. Renz Argao |Coordinator, RfP International Youth Committee
  • Dr. Piero Liebman | Executive Director, Federation of Young Jews of Latin America

All participants will be invited to join in this commitment from home.

All are welcome to join on 1 April 2020 by registering here: https://tinyurl.com/yx3zgyl2

08:00 | Lima, Peru
09:00 | New York, USA
14:00 | London, UK
16:00 | Beirut, Lebanon
16:00 | Nairobi, Kenya
22:00 | Tokyo, Japan

Further technical queries can be directed to ejackson@rfp.org. Media queries can­­­ be directed to mgdonohoe@rfp.org.