Religious actors are important in creating peace and development

Priest gives communion

Confidence in religious leaders is in many contexts significantly higher than in politicians and decision-makers, the debaters write.

Of: Amanda Björksell, Jakob Schwarz and Veronica Pålsson

Religious actors are of great importance to people around the world - and therefore also in the work with the global goals. To work for peace between people, to serve one's neighbor and to safeguard creation is a foundation in world religions. As active in the Church of Sweden's Youth and the Church of Sweden, we see no contradiction in a development cooperation that is both faith- and rights-based.

November 19, 2019, Debate