Faith in the Frontline with COVID19

Interfaith Response to COVID-19

Faith-based organizations and religious institutions have been in the frontline mitigating the impacts of COVID19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support. This page highlights some of the actions that have been taken and guidelines that have been issued by faith institutions. This is not an exhaustive nor a complete list, but some that were shared with Faith for Earth:

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2020 highlights the emerging impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the SDGs

Church Agencies and Faith Organizations in response to COVID19

REPORT: Preventing the next pandemic – Zoonotic diseases and how to break the chain of transmission

Information Verification by UN on Coronavirus

Returning to work in the context of COVID-19 – A Webinar Recording by WHO and ILO

UN Environment Programme´s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Aggregates all UNEP-related content with regard to COVID-19

Remarks of the UN Secretary General at the High Level Video Conferencing: Role of Religious Leaders Addressing COVID19

WHO Practical Considerations and Recommendations for Religious Leaders and Faith-based Communities in the Context of COVID-19

World Bank Group and COVID-19

Islamic Relief Launches Gduidance on Safe Religious Practice During The Coronavirus Pandemic

WHO COVID19 Risk Communication Updates

PaRD: Religion in times of COVID-19

New Alliance of Virtue expresses solidarity with people afflicted by COVID-19, praises frontline paramedics

Interfaith Public Health Network: COVID_19 Resources

UNOAC: A Joint call for Solidarity, Compassion and Unity

UNFPA: COVID-19: A Gender Lens – Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, and Promoting Gender Equality”

UN Communications Response initiative to counter COVID-19 misinformation.

Religions for Peace: Launch of GLOBAL Multi-religious Faith-in-Action COVID-19 Initiative


WEF: Love your neighbour: Islam, Judaism and Christianity come together over COVID-19

UAE Fatwa on Congregations and COVID19

The Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers: Six ways Religious and Traditional Actors can take action to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their communities

Act Alliance: A Call for Humanity and Stronger Global Governance

JLI: Launch of Global Multi-Religious Faith-in-Action COVID-19 Initiative

The Muslim Council of Britain: Coronavirus Guide for Mosques and Madrasas

Islamic Development Bank to support pioneering ideas in the fight against COVID-19 via $500m Transform Fund

Animal Testing and COVID19

Church of Scientology: COVID19 Prevention Resource Center and Interfaith Small Peace – Great People

Baha’i stories in response to COVI19 from Italy (and here), AustraliaUSALuxembourg, and Slovenia

Israel Congregation of Manchester- Passover and Coronavirus: Lessons from today

WEA Sustainability Center: People and Planet 2.0 – Can the Covid-19 tragedy be a historic reset?”

USAID CFOI: Database to capture Faith-based efforts to fight COVID_19

National Zakat Foundation: Zakat and Coronavirus

BBC: The Law of Generosity combatting Coronavirus in Pakistan

Climate Action: Coronavirus: The immediate effect on climate change

CDC: Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders

WCC: Child-focused COVID-19 resources: awareness raising by churches

WEA Creation Care: Covid-19 and some of its implications for creation care and climate change

David Grossmann in Haaretz: When It Fades, New Possibilities Will Emerge

GreenFaith: Faith Community Call for Care and Resilience

Act alliance and Religions for Peace: A Joint Statement – Urgent Action Needed to Prevent COVID-19

Global Ethics: COVID-19: What Our Network is Saying

Global Ethics: 10 Commandments for Responsible Pastoral Reactions to the Corona-Crisis

The Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker

Animal Interfaith Alliance: Covid-19 – When Will We Heed Nature’s Warnings?

Pujya Swamiji: Prepare and Repair during 21 Days of Total Lockdown

WEA Webinar “People and Planet 2.0 – Can the Covid-19 tragedy be a historic reset?

Berkley Center: COVID-19: Exploring Faith Dimensions

ISESCO Award for COVID19 treatment of vaccine


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