The religious leaders of Cyprus join their voices and prayers to the Lord to help the world overcome the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, to protect everyone and to heal the sick.
According to a press release issued by the Office of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process (RTCYPP), “During this unprecedented period, the Religious Leaders of Cyprus call everyone to pray fervently, act compassionately and remain in solidarity with each other especially with the most vulnerable among us.”
Religious leaders of Cyprus add that special prayers are called for those afflicted by the coronavirus and for those who take care of the patients so that God may grant them the grace of His healing.
In particular, they call for prayers for patients, victims who passed away due to the virus, and all the doctors, nurses, medical and paramedical personnel and caregivers who are struggling every day to deal with the consequences of the virus.
“They call on all other religious and faith community leaders in Cyprus and all sisters and brothers of faith to join them in prayer and action to fight this pandemic together,” says the press release. They urge all religious communities to follow the advice and directives issued by the World Health Organization and the state health authorities, to remain responsible and optimistic without succumbing to fear and panic.
They call on everyone to be properly informed and to deal with the crisis with faith, caution, wisdom and collective responsibility. “The Religious Leaders of Cyprus assure everyone that they will continue to pray for everyone and invite their respective faith communities to join them in prayer to strengthen their faith in God the Almighty during this difficult time,” concludes the press release.