GROZNY, may 4 – RIA Novosti. The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov has supported the initiative of the Supreme Committee of the brotherhood of man about the conduct of the may 14 day of prayer and fasting for the deliverance of mankind from the pandemic.

Earlier, Pope Francis during the traditional Sunday sermon at the Vatican supported the initiative of the Higher Committee on human brotherhood to be held on 14 may, the day of universal prayer and fasting with the participation of representatives of all religions to overcome the pandemic coronavirus.

In his opinion, “only by coming together and overcoming differences, between us, we can hope that God have mercy on us” and destroying pandemic, people will be “cleaner, smarter, more humane and stronger.”

Kadyrov said that Chechnya since the beginning of the epidemic every evening in the Central mosque named after Akhmad-Hadji Kadyrov is known to theologians and religious leaders pray for protection from the pandemic and the healing of the sick, in all the mosques of the Republic to recite the Quran.

the High Committee on human brotherhood was created in August of 2019 for the implementation of the objectives contained in the “Document on the brotherhood for world peace and living together”. This document was signed by Pope Francis together with the Imam of one of the oldest and most prestigious Muslim theological universities in the world “al-Azhar” Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyip February 4, 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 3.3 million cases of infection, about 240 thousand people died.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.