Pope Francis meets with jury members of Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity

His Holiness Pope Francis, Pope of the Catholic Church, met yesterday in Rome with the jury members of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity, following the announcement of the opening of the nominations for the second round of the award.

Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity

During the meeting, His Holiness Pope Francis, the sponsor of the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity, expressed his happiness at meeting the members of the Zayed Prize Committee for Human Fraternity and said that the jury should play a great role in serving its mission, stressing that the jury enjoys complete impartiality and independence in carrying out its mission, and asked them to nominate figures who can continue its humanitarian career after winning the award, considering that the award’s goal combines honouring the winner and motivating him to continue serving humanity.

The jury of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity members gratitude

For their part, the members of the jury of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity expressed their gratitude for this meeting, their belief in the principles of the Human Fraternity Document, and what the fraternal and inspiring presence of the Grand Imam, Professor Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar, and His Holiness Pope Francis, Pope of the Catholic Church, signed the document in Abu Dhabi last year. This historical document that will be reflected in the work of the jury, and will extend to the professional and personal lives of its members.

Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity award Privacy

This visit comes to confirm the specificity of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity award in its direct link to the document of human fraternity and the principles that it carried, and topics will be discussed that address the urgent need to stand on the sacrifices made to serve humanity in order to achieve human fraternity and honour the owners of these great efforts.

It is worth noting that the jury of the Zayed Prize for Human Fraternity, prior to its meeting with His Holiness, Pope Francis, began its work yesterday and held its first meeting in Rome, and adopted a decision to continue holding these meetings every two weeks during the submission phase, to discuss opinions and views on the nominations received.

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