European Council of Religious Leaders ECRL

The European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) brings together senior religious leaders from Europe’s historical religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam together with Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Zoroastrians. ECRL has participatory status with the Council of Europe.
ECRL is one of five regional Interreligious Councils with the Religions for Peace network. Religions for Peace – accredited to the United Nations – is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition advancing common action for peace since 1970.

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Attacks in Nice

Attacks in Nice

Once again a brutal and callous attack has cut short the lives of children and people celebrating a day marking the French Republic’s day, a day that promised liberté, égalité, and above all fraternité. We condemn this horrific attack in Nice as we do all the other...

Launch of the United Kingdom Women of Faith Network

Launch of the United Kingdom Women of Faith Network

The United Kingdom Women of Faith Network UKWFN was launched with high‐level support at the House of Lords in London earlier this year. UKWFN is an affiliated organisation of ECRL – Religions for peace. “Religions for peace is grateful for and proud of the...

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Mass Migration: A European Challenge

Mass Migration: A European Challenge

European Council of Religious Leaders Brixen Declaration 2016 We, the European Council of Religious Leaders met on 11-13th May 2016 in Brixen, Italy, one of the most sensitive points on the route for migrants from southern to northern Europe. Religion in Europe...

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