With his enduring wisdom and generosity, my brother Khalifa bin Zayed was the heart of our family and the guardian of our nation. He was loved greatly and will be deeply missed, but his remarkable legacy will live on forever. May God grant him eternal peace.
As tensions and wars increase in the world, may the new Saints inspire paths of dialogue, especially in the hearts and minds of those who hold positions of great responsibility and are called to be agents of
, not war.
Was honoured to deliver the sermon &lead Friday prayers today at UN
My message: respect for our common humanity &each other, importance of mercy &compassion, learning from the life &actions of our beloved Prophet(SAW)
I am calling for an Orthodox Holy Week humanitarian pause to the war in Ukraine.
I urge all parties – and all champions of peace around the world -- to join my Easter appeal.
Stop the bloodshed and destruction.
Open a window for dialogue and peace.
The people of Ukraine cannot bear the violence inflicted on them.
We need to silence the guns and accelerate negotiations towards peace, now.
For the people of Ukraine.
For the people of the region.
And for the people of the world.