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About Religions in Action

Religions in Action an online platform which can be used by religious organisations and faith groups from all communities to showcase examples of their positive action within Europe.

Click ‘Themes’ above to explore the map, or participate by adding your project!

We believe this project will help to counter negative perceptions of Religion and Religious communities and we hope it will bring attention to your cause and inspire others to support in their own way.

Add your project here! We are keen to share videos and photos that bring your project to life.

Religions In Action is a project of the European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) and supported by Religions for Peace International in connection with the World Assembly of Religions for Peace, to be held in Lindau-Germany in 2019.

Religions in Action

The site aims to become a valuable resource over time, to be a hub for information and inspiration, to encourage projects in other countries and regions in Europe and globally. And to raise awareness of the positive contribution that Religious groups and organisations make to our societies.

“This platform can be used to illustrate how Religious communities are making a positive impact on some of the most critical challenges faced in Europe today” — Dr Mark Owen

Religions in Action

The website is modelled around the four key themes which will inform the RfP World Assembly:

  • Religions in Action: Transforming ConflictTransforming Conflict
  • Religions in Action: Promoting Just and Harmonious SocietiesPromoting Just and Harmonious Societies
  • Religions in Action: Advancing Sustainable, Integral Human DevelopmentAdvancing Sustainable, Integral Human Development
  • Religions in Action: Protecting the EarthProtecting the Earth

Religions for Peace is the world’s largest and most representative multi-religious coalition—advancing common action among the world’s religious communities for peace since 1970. ECRL is one of five regional Interreligious Councils within the Religions for Peace global network.


Religions in Action: European Council of Religious Leaders


Religions in Action: Religions for Peace