A message following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A message from the Co-Chairs and Faith Communities Forum Moderators of the Inter Faith Network for the UK

It is with profound sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

We express our deep gratitude for her life of service, inspired by her faith.

We convey our deepest sympathies to the Royal Family on their loss.

The Co-Chairs and Faith Communities Forum Moderators of the Inter Faith Network for the UK 

8 September 2022



  1. The Inter Faith Network for the UK www.interfaith.org.uk was founded in 1987 to advance public knowledge and mutual understanding of the teachings, traditions and practices of the different faith communities in Britain and to promote good relations between people of different faiths in this country. It works with its member bodies and others to carry out these aims.
  2. Member bodies of the Inter Faith Network include: national faith community representative bodies; national, regional and local inter faith bodies; and academic institutions and educational bodies concerned with inter faith issues. A list of member bodies can be found at www.interfaith.org.uk/members.
  3. IFN member National Faith Community Representative Bodies meet together as the Faith Communities Forum of IFN. https://www.interfaith.org.uk/about/faith-communities-forum
  4. The current Co-Chairs of the IFN Board are the Revd Canon Hilary Barber and Mr Narendra Waghela.
  5. The current Moderators of the IFN Faith Communities Forum are: Co-Moderators: The Revd Canon Hilary Barber (Christian); and Malcolm Deboo (Zoroastrian); and Vice-Moderators: Minister David Bruton (Spiritualist); Mr Mohinder Singh Chana (Sikh); Mr Hassan Joudi (Muslim); Mr Neil Pitchford (Pagan); Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala (Buddhist); Mr Vinay Shah (Jain); Mrs Vinaya Sharma (Hindu); and Rabbi Mordechai Wollenberg (Jewish).

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