Religions for Peace (RfP) is delighted to be working in partnership with Vidar Helgesen, the Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University, GreenFaith, Parliament of the World’s Religions, REIL Network, and the World Council of Churches to reaffirm the multi-religious commitment to protect the earth.
On the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr (the conclusion of the month of Ramadan) Religions for Peace stands in soldarity will all practitioners of Islam and with all – in every faith and in every region on Earth – who seek tolerance, respect, understanding and harmony among the peoples of Earth. Secretary General William Vendley gives a message of solidarity.
Religions for Peace is filled with sorrow for the innocent people killed in Pakistan and Iraq. We stand in solidarity with with those who suffer. Secretary General, Dr William F. Vendley gives a message on occasion of the Pakistan and Iraq shootings.
Dr William Vendley, in his opening address, expanded on three central points for consideration by delegates in understanding the scope of “Welcoming the other” at the 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace