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Award-winning Journalist and Podcaster Atif Rashid takes us to his local mosque in Surrey, UK

Atif Rashid, an award-winning journalist, podcaster and media producer based in London, joins the call to action #forSafeWorship. He takes us on a mini tour of his local mosque, the Mubarak Mosque of the Ahmadi Muslim community in Tilford, Surrey, United Kingdom. Atif evokes teachings of prophet Muhammad and the Holy Quran, reminding us that it's every Muslim’s duty to stand up for the rights of all religions and the safeguard of all places of worship. “We all share that belief in one God,” he...

Joanita Advocates for the St. Augustine Chapel in Uganda

Joanita Nabukeera takes us on a tour of her favorite place of worship in Kampala, Uganda – the St. Augustin Catholic Chapel located on the campus of Makerere University. She shares special memories of her time as a young student and how this Catholic community has guided her through key milestones in her life. Want to learn more about this chapel? Watch her video!Share your story today and make your voice be heard! Shoot a short video (1 to 3 minutes) with your smartphone and tell us about...

Desmond Ikechukwu of Nigeria adds his voice to the campaign #forSafeWorship

Desmond Ikechukwu talks about the three major tribes and three major religions of his home country, Nigeria. He underscored that despite their differences, they teach their members to love one another and promote peace for all mankind.Share your story today and make your voice be heard! Shoot a short video (1 to 3 minutes) with your smartphone and tell us about your personal connection to a religious site (why does it matter to you? Why is it important to protect it?...). Post it on social...

Searching for Life’s Meaning through Religion by Gustavo Henrique Romeu of Brazil

In this short video, Gustavo Henrique Romeu of Brazil reflects on the meaning of life. Life, according to him, has infinite facets, and religion with its multiple manifestations are inherent to its multifaceted nature. “All faiths are one. Diverse religions are essentially different perspectives of the same philosophy,” he said. Hear more from Gustavo in this poignant take on how all religions are intertwined and how we must learn to respect our differences. Share your story today and make...

This is My Prayer

With this moving video, Larissa Santos, a resident of Brazil, sends an urgent and heartfelt call to humanity: respect religious diversity around the world and learn to love each other despite our differences. Share your story today and make your voice be heard! Shoot a short video (1 to 3 minutes) with your smartphone and tell us about your personal connection to a religious site (why does it matter to you? Why is it important to protect it?...). Post it on social media and tag @forSafeWorship...

Salvador: A City that Belongs to All Religions

Pedro Oliveira takes us on a trip to Salvador da Bahía in Brazil, a city that "belongs to all religions" thanks to the historical convergence of African, indigenous, and Catholic cultures. Through riveting images, Pedro shows us the different faiths that coexist in the city, making it one of the most religiously diverse places in the world. Share your story today and make your voice be heard! Shoot a short video (1 to 3 minutes) with your smartphone and tell us about your personal connection...

A Young Historian’s Take on Religious Sites

Three things you need to know about Mikhail Kapychka of Belarus: One, he’s a historian by profession. Two, he’s an avid photographer. And three, he stands #forSafeWorship. In his own words, he tells us of the significance of religious sites in his life and shares magnificent photos from his travels. This is Mihhail’s story. Enjoy!Religion through my lens Text and photos by Mikhail Kapychka  Spiritual themes and the diversity of religions have always attracted my attention. I am an...

A Marian Shrine with miraculous waters in Subukia, Kenya

Claire Wambui, a 14-year-old girl from Kenya, tells us the story of a mystical shrine with healing waters in Subukia, Kenya. Read her story in her own words below.My name is Claire Wambui. I am from Kenya. The religious site I would like to speak about is Our Lady of Subukia Shrine, which is located in Subukia Town, 40km from Nakuru town in Kenya. This is about 211 kilometers from Nairobi City, which is the capital city of Kenya. Subukia shrine is the village of Mary, mother of God. It's a...

Divergent – 2021 PLURAL+ #forSafeWorship Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that this year's PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival Special Award Winner #forSafeWorship is the Kibera Drama Team from Kenya. Congratulations to the young media makers who made this powerful video! “Divergent” trains the spotlight on disturbing media reports of religious persecution. The video portrays a true story of a Muslim woman in a Kenyan Christian neighborhood who was targeted.   Share your story today and make your voice be heard! Shoot a short video (1 to 3...

Sacred Places in Mumbai, India

by Bhavika Agarwal (Instagram: @pleasecarrymehome) Religious sites have been here for centuries and yet we never really understood their importance in our lives. To me, beauty lies everywhere - in flowers, buildings, religious places, and everything all around. As a resident of India, a country teeming with majestic sacred sites, it's impossible to go visit every place to appreciate all of their beauty. In Mumbai where I currently live, I had the opportunity to visit a few of these glorious...

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Joanita Nabukeera takes us on a tour of her favorite place of worship in Kampala, Uganda – the St....

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