lunedì 1 novembre 2021

Russian Orthodox Church calls on G20 countries to drop differences over pandemic challenges

The G20 countries should put their political differences aside to save people's lives and health during the coronavirus pandemic, a metropolitan of the Russian Orthodox Church said. "The issue of closer interaction between the G20 countries is long overdue, especially in today's situation of the pandemic. We should understand that the G20 countries can have considerable differences, they, differences, exist on a political level in particular, but when it comes to people's health, when it comes to people's lives, when it comes to a common challenge to the whole of mankind, it seems to me that political differences should be set aside," Metropolitan Hilarion, the head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations, said on the program Church and the World on Rossiya-24 television. (...)