Statements & Declarations

Call to Faith, Hope, and Love: SG Statement on COVID-19

Call to Faith, Hope, and Love: SG Statement on COVID-19

We are facing difficult times—unprecedented in the history of modern man. The coronavirus crisis is a huge challenge for the people of the world that is affecting all of us. It has disrupted our normal way of life and has caused grief and suffering to those who are...

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Dr. Sison Talks About Women in Diplomacy during the Assembly on Women, Faith and Diplomacy

Lindau, Germany - Dr. Lilian J. Sison, Secretary General of Religions for Peace Philippines and Chair of the Asia Women of Faith Network served as a Panelist of the Plenary II: Transforming Tomorrow by Advancing Gender Equality: The role of Women in Diplomacy during...

RfPPH Youth Launches COVID-19 Awareness Campaign

Manila, Philippines - The Youth Committee of Religions for Peace Philippines launched a social media campaign to raise awareness on the COVID-19 Pandemic. The infographics are published in English and Filipino.

Argao to lead RfP’s International Youth Committee

Lindau, Germany - RENZ CHRISTIAN ARGAO, the Youth Coordinator of Religions for Peace Philippines was elected as the Coordinator of the International Youth Committee of Religions for Peace. The election took place during the 2nd Business Meeting which happened during...

RfP Philippines holds National Consultation for the RfP 10th World Assembly

MANILA, Philippines – As part of the preparatory process for the Religions for Peace 10th World Assembly, Religions for Peace Philippines (RfPPh) held its National Consultation last 7 May 2019 at the Pontifical University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. The...

There is a need for a common and cooperative effort on the part of the religions in promoting an integral ecology.  The Bible helps us in this regard by reminding us of the Creator, who “saw all that he had made, and it was very good” (Gen 1:31).  The religions have the wherewithal to further a moral covenant that can promote respect for the dignity of the human person and care for creation.

Thanks be to God, in various parts of the world we have any number of good examples of the power of interreligious cooperation to oppose violent conflicts, to advance sustainable development and to protect the earth.  Let us continue along this path!  We trust in the Almighty’s help and in the good will of believers and so many others.

H.H. Pope Francis

Due to Religions for Peace clear principles―respect for religious differences; act on deeply held and widely shared values; preserve the identity of each religious community and honor the different ways religious communities are organized―it has won the trust of the World Evangelical Alliance. Religions for Peace has been a vital link to Evangelical participation in outstanding activities, including the Marrakesh Declaration.

Bishop Efraim Tendero

Secretary-General, World Evangelical Alliance