Religious Leaders Address Migration and Sustainable Development Through Religious Values and Ethics
Third Meeting of Ethics in Action at the Vatican and Policy Recommendations to G20/T20 in Berlin
(Ethics in Action participants; Center: Rabbi Rick Jacobs)
In response to the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War and one of the great ethical challenges of the 21st century, the third meeting of Ethics in Action addressed mass migration, emphasizing the underlying ethical principles that all communities affected by the refugee crisis share.
Dear Esteemed Colleague:
There is a growing consensus among the world’s religions that we–each according to her or his tradition–have a moral and religious obligation to protect the earth and its people from the ravages of climate change. Tropical rainforests, one of the planet’s most vital life-support systems, are threatened due to deforestation. This deeply undermines the global efforts on combatting the perilous consequences of climate change. Through multi-religious partnership, the wisdom of each religious tradition can be a resource to help us cultivate the values and virtues essential for harmonious interactions with each other and our common home, earth.
An Appeal to the European Muslims: Let Us Have a Common Word with Our Neighbors
Dr. Mustafa Ceric, Grand Mufti Emeritus of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Honorary President, Religions for Peace
There is no recipe for success, but there is a recipe for failure. The recipe for failure is violence “in the name of Allah.” Continue reading