COVID-19 Resources for Faith Leaders

COVID-19 has had a deep impact on religious communities: from weekly worship and educational activities to annual pilgrimages and counseling services. At the same time, faith leaders and faith-based organizations are providing vital assistance to help societies weather the pandemic. This page provides links to some of the many ways in which religion is engaged in the present moment. The resources presented here are not an endorsement of their content. This site will be periodically updated.

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General Resources

Faith and COVID-19 Resources from the University of Georgetown’s Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs

United Nations Interfaith Response to COVID-19

World Health Organization Guidelines and Resources

Religions for Peace COVID-19 Hub

Corona Guidance: Religious Norms for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

Religion and Modernity during COVID-19

CDC Guidance for Faith Leaders

Resources for Maintaining Community

Statement from the Church Leaders of Jerusalem

Statement of the Parliament on World Religions

Resources for Chaplains

Resources for Mental Illness

Resources for Nurses and Healthcare Providers

Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

US Attorney General's Statement on Religious Practice and Social Distancing

Civil Rights and Social Justice