Blog Report: DOES UN SESSION START WITH PRAYER? – & a HOPE!, By Ambassador Mo
Religion & culture plays an integral role in work of the United Nations, but a benediction or blessing as seen in US congress for example is not part of tradition. Perhaps it could become unwieldy with broad range of faiths represented in UN’s participants including agnostic & atheist, monotheistic & more traditional/animist. Prayer services are more frequently provided outside formal UNGA sessions.