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Religions unite in India to combat the spiralling Covid-19 crisis

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Faith groups have been crossing religious divides to support those in need during the coronavirus crisis in India. In a Religion Media Centre briefing, volunteers, aid workers and eye witnesses told stories of places of worship being turned into hospitals, different faith groups helping to bury the dead and acts of heroism to feed people left destitute.

Ruth Peacock hosted this event with guests:

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Report: Religions unite in India to combat the spiralling Covid-19 crisis

“For religious people, their religious leaders are perhaps a more authentic and trustworthy source of information than even government ministers. When their religious leader speaks, it’s akin to a sacred being or God speaking”

– Tilak Parekh

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