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UN Secretary-General’s Special Appeal to Religious Leaders

UN Secretary-General's Special 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.

For Christians, it is the celebration of Easter. Jews are marking Passover. And soon, Muslims will begin the holy month of Ramadan.

I extend my warmest wishes to all those observing these important MOMENTS.

We have always known these occasions to be moments of community. Of families coming together. Of hugs and handshakes and the gathering of humanity.

But this is a time like no other.

We are all seeking to navigate a strange, surreal world.

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