World religious leaders to send appeal to state and political heads
The agenda of the coming world summit of the religious leaders scheduled for 3-5 June in Moscow is ready, Trend reports with reference to Akif Agayev, the head of the press-service of the Caucasus Moslem Department.
According to Agayev, the agenda was developed at the final meeting of the expert group consisting of the representatives of the world religious unions in Moscow. During the meeting, there were held opinion exchange and offered the topics for the discussion of the religious leaders at the World summit. The meeting of the experts brought together the representatives of the Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism from Azerbaijan, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Greece, Egypt, Israel, India, Italy, China, Latvia, Russia, Rumania, the USA, Turkey, Finland, Vatican, German, Syria, France, Switzerland and Estonia. The participants of the meeting noted that the primary dialogue of the different traditional religions was the responsibility and the public anxiety about the fate of the mankind.
According to Agayev, the following topics were offered for discussion: the role of the religion in the contemporary society, protection and affirmation of spiritual and moral values in the contemporary society and the responsibility of the religion for this, ways of
eliminating terrorism and extremism, education and necessity to morally bring up youth, support for family values and human life, the role of the religion in the ecological responsibility, dialogue and partnership and etc.
As a result of the summit, there will be accepted an appeal which will be forwarded to the heads of states, political communities and all members of the religious communities.
During the summit, sheykhi ruslam Alahshukur Pashazade, the chairman of the Caucasian Moslem Department, will hold several bilateral meetings with religious leaders.
The initiator of the summit is the head of the Russian Orthodox Church and the patriarchy of Moscow and All Russia Rusi Aleksey II.