As the world remembers the devastation and loss of life as a result of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (6 August 1945) and Nagasaki (9 August 1945), SAFCEI members – faith leaders and communities from different backgrounds and viewpoints – speak out about the moral and ethical reasons to reject nuclear.
Read their statements below.
Bishop Geoff Davies, Anglican Church of Southern Africa and SAFCEI Patron
Dr. A. Rashied Omar, Claremont Main Road Mosque
Rev Berry Behr, Interfaith/ Interspiritual Minister and Board member, Cape Town Interfaith Initiative.
Rev Pieter Grove, Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA)
Rev Roux Malan and Rev Nima Taylor, Cape Town Unitarians
Dean Gerhard De Vries Bock, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa
Rev Rachel Mash, Green Anglicans
Moulana Shu-Aib Appleby, Muslim Judicial Council
Archdeacon Dr. Mark Marais, Anglican Archdeacon of the Karoo, Rector of St James Parish, Graaff-Reinet
Shaykh Abduraghman Alexander, Masjidul Quds (Gatesville Mosque).