Pope Francis Participates in the First International Day of Human Fraternity

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Today, Pope Francis participated in the first International Day of Human Fraternity, a date set by the United Nations General Assembly for the new annual day. This date is likewise significant for two years ago, on 4 February 2019, the Holy Father together with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, signed the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together.

For more information, visit the website of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue dedicated to this special day: www.HumanFraternityDay.org. Furthermore, a special video produced on the occasion of the virtual meeting for the International Day of Human Fraternity and featuring Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, is available from Vatican News at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxbYeaG2rV4.