Statement of Faith Leaders in Scotland in support of Covid-19 vaccination programme

January 15, 2021

The Primus, the Most Rev Mark Strange has signed a joint statement with Faith Leaders from across Scotland in support of the Covid-19 vaccination programme.  The statement, issued on 15 January is produced in full below:

“We faith leaders in Scotland understand the difficulty that our communities are facing during this pandemic. We urge all faith communities to take measures that will ensure their safety and the safety of others. Furthermore, we support the Covid-19 vaccination programme across the community and we encourage people to be vaccinated so that they keep themselves and their neighbours safe.”

Most Reverend Mark Strange, Bishop of Moray, Ross and Caithness; Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church
Bishop Hugh Gilbert, President of the Bishops Conference of Scotland
Rev Dr George Whyte, Principal Clerk, the Church of Scotland
Imam Hassan Rabbani, Imam of Zia-Ul-Quran Mosque, Muslim Chaplain at Heriot-Watt University, Chair of Scottish Muslim Forum
Imam Sayed Razawi, Chief Imam – Director General | Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society
Dr Muhammad Rafiq Habib, Convenor, Muslim Council of Scotland
Rabbi Moshe Rubin, Giffnock & Newlands Hebrew Congregation, Senior Rabbi Of Scotland
Rev Dr Fred Drummond, National Director, Evangelical Alliance Scotland