- Oct 24, 2020
Faith leaders around the world need to raise their voice against structural inequalities as the COVID-19 pandemic widens the gap between rich and poor, said Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.
COVID-19 provides an opportunity for people to prepare the future, and religious leaders have an opportunity to make sure that preparation includes the world’s most vulnerable, said Catholic participants in the annual G-20 Interfaith Forum.
An investigation should be launched into the deaths of Philippine nationals in Saudi Arabia, a leading bishop has urged, as the country begins repatriating hundreds of deceased nationals from the kingdom.
One of the leading Catholic authorities in the United Arab Emirates has said he believes Pope Francis’s visit to the nation next week will showcase the effectiveness of the pontiff’s strategy with Islam, and will potentially help move the push for greater religious tolerance in the region forward.
With the soccer Super Cup taking place in Saudi Arabia, Catholics weigh in on the relationship between sports and faith.
A bogus story about a deal between the Vatican and Saudi Arabia to build a church illustrates the Muslim nation’s struggles with religious freedom.