Religious Leaders Call for Action On the Environment, Poverty And Peace

June 24, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Baha’i World News Service

World leaders meeting in Canada have been urged to take "inspired leadership and action" to halt poverty, protect the environment, and end violent conflict.

The challenge was made in a statement drafted by representatives of the world's religions, who gathered at the University of Winnipeg in advance of this week's G8 and G20 summits in Toronto.