2020 (HWPL) World Interfaith Joint Prayer Conference will be held online on the 26 th of
October to call for the eradication of the COVID 19 and the continuation of the work of peace
by religious communities in the pandemic.
The conference aims to deliver a message of hope to people and religious communities of the
world who suffer under COVID 19 and create a platform to pull together to overcome the
pandemic transcending religions and continents.
The host organization, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), is a
Korea based international peace organization under the UN Department of Global
Communications and ECOSOC carrying out global peace activities, including Interfaith
Dialogue Meetings, known as WARP Office Meetings.
The WARP Office meeting has been carried out in 128 countries since its start in 2014 to
strengthen the communication among different religious groups based on mutual respect and
Around 800 people, including leaders and members of various religious groups, civil society,
and youth, from 3 continents, are expected to join the conference. Many of them are the
religious leaders who have the experience to attend the HWPL WARP Office meeting before.
Nirmaljit Singh, a Sikh religious minister from England, delivered, “I have worked with HWPL
for three years. I have attended the WARP office meeting several times. It gave me chances to
share my views according to my religion and traditions. I think the HWPL prayer conference
will provide a platform for every religion that enables them to work for humanity.”
The conference will include speeches from the leaders of 6 religious groups, Buddhism,
Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism, Christianism, and Islam, and a prayer session designed to unite
the voice of people from different faith backgrounds to overcome the COVID 19.
Hoihyeon Jeong, chief manager of HWPL Southern Seoul Gyeonggi Branch, delivered “2020
HWPL World Interfaith Joint Prayer Conference is an event where all religious people gather to
comfort the families of the global communities who suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic and
unite hearts of people to pray for the end of COVID-19. I expect the conference will be the most
meaningful event of the year to see world peace through the harmony of different religions in