Combating coronavirus: Call for special prayers on May 14 to end pandemic
It will be a day for fasting, prayers, and supplications for the good of all humanity.
The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has called on people all over the world to pray to God for an end to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, noting that the world is facing a great danger that threatens the lives of millions of people due to the growing spread of the virus.
The committee invited believers of the world of any and all faiths to make Thursday, May 14, "a day for fasting, prayers, and supplications for the good of all humanity".
The committee said, "Each one, from wherever they are and according to the teachings of their religion, faith, or sect, should appeal to God to lift this pandemic off us and the entire world, to rescue us all from this adversity."
The committee called on people to ask God "to inspire scientists to find a cure that can turn back this disease, and to save the whole world from the health, economic, and human repercussions of this serious pandemic".
It urged "all religious leaders and peoples around the world to respond to this call for humanity and together beseech God Almighty to safeguard the entire world, to help us overcome this pandemic, to restore security, stability, healthiness, and prosperity, so that, after this pandemic is over, our world will become a better place for humanity and fraternity than ever before".
The committee was established last year as a concrete response to the Document on Human Fraternity signed by Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, and Dr. Ahmed el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.
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