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Statements for Peaceful Coexistence

The database of statements is a collection of statements published online made by religious leaders, religious institutions and interreligious organizations for peaceful coexistence, as well as against the use of violence in the name of religion. The statements are accessible through hyperlinks to publically available online sources and resources.  

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Note: The content displayed below is in chronological order of the date on which the statements were made or published

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Islam

Marrakesh Declaration

By: Marrakesh Declaration
27 Jan, 2016

Marrakesh Declaration WHEREAS, conditions in various parts of the Muslim World have deteriorated dangerously due to the use of violence and armed struggle as a tool for settling conflicts and imposing one's point of view; WHEREAS, this situation has also weakened the authority of legitimate...

Neither violence nor death will ever have the last word before God

By: Pope Francis
17 Jan, 2016

Neither violence nor death will ever have the last word before God Pope Francis first visit as pontiff to a synagogue, where, in a reference to Islamist attacks, he condemned violence in the name of religion. “The violence of man against man is in contradiction with any religion worthy of this name...

VaticanChristianity

Pope Francis calls on Catholics and Jews to work together for peace

By: Pope Francis
17 Jan, 2016

Pope Francis calls on Catholics and Jews to work together for peace ''During my first visit to this synagogue as Bishop of Rome, I wish to express to you and to extend to all Jewish communities, the fraternal greetings of peace of the whole Catholic Church. Our relations are very close to my heart...

Christianity

Apolistic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic

By: Pope Francis
30 Nov, 2015

Apolistic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic “Christians and Muslims are brothers and sisters. We must therefore consider ourselves and conduct ourselves as such. We are well aware that the recent events and acts of violence which have shaken your...

Islam

G20 Statement on the Fight against Terrorism

By: G 20
16 Nov, 2015

G20 Statement on the Fight against Terrorism 1. We condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the heinous terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November and in Ankara on 10 October. They are an unacceptable affront to all humanity. We extend our deepest condolences to the victims of terrorist attacks and...

USANew YorkChristianity

Apolistic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Cuba, the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations Headquarters

By: Pope Francis
25 Sep, 2015

Apolistic Journey of His Holiness Pope Francis to Cuba, the United States of America and Visit to the United Nations Headquarters 'In this place of sorrow and remembrance I am filled with hope, as I have the opportunity to join with leaders representing the many religious traditions which enrich...

The Athens Declaration

By: Participants of the United Against Violence in the Name of Religion Interreligious Meeting Supporting Citizenship Rights and Peaceful Coexistence Challenges, Practices and Open Questions
03 Sep, 2015

Athens Declaration United Against Violence in the Name of Religion: Supporting the Citizenship Rights of Christians, Muslims, and Other Religious and Ethnic Groups in the Middle East September 3, 2015 We Christian and Muslim religious leaders have unanimously committed ourselves to encourage all...

Islam

On the problem faced by scientists and officials, which is the multiplicity of resources to create extremism

By: الشيخ أسامة السيد الأزهري مستشار رئيس جمهورية مصر العربية، المشرف على مكتب رسالة الأزهري، عضو اللجنة العلمية لأبحاث مؤسسة طابة
30 Jun, 2015

أكد الدكتور أسامة الأزهري ، أن هناك إشكالية تواجه العلماء والمسؤولين، وهي تعدد موارد صنع التطرف، وأن التيارات المتطرفة عمدت إلى قراءة الوحي قراءة مغلوطة، عند انتزاع نص من القرآن الكريم، بخلاف وجود حالة من الالتباس تواجه البعض، وفي حالة تركها هكذا سيتحول إلى صاحب عقلية متطرفة، وأن أهل العلم يسعون...

Saudi ArabiaIslam

Final Communique of Global Conference: Islam and Counter Terrorism

By: Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia
25 Feb, 2015

Final Communique of Global Conference: Islam and Counter Terrorism

Islam

Fighting terror is Islamic duty

By: Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia
22 Feb, 2015

Fighting terror is Islamic duty Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh has stressed the importance of rallying all efforts from media and educational institutions to combat terrorism. “The misuse of the religion by extremists is greatly damaging the image of Islam,” he said. Such actions severely...

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