Guatemala City, by Lincy Rodríguez -AGN- In the context of International Religious Freedom Day, President Alejandro Giammattei’s government reaffirms its commitment to protecting life, family, and religious freedom in the country.
In a gathering to commemorate this date, President Alejandro Giammattei shared an inspiring message. He emphasized that Guatemala will continue to be a light to the nations because Guatemalans defend life and faith.
President Giammattei’s statement conveys the firm determination of the Guatemalan government in promoting essential values.
Guatemala has established itself as a global model for defending life and religious freedom. Creating the multi-religious roundtable, in which representatives of various faith communities participate, guarantees freedom of worship in the country.
Meanwhile, the head of Segeplan, Luz Keila Vilchez, stated, “Since the Government of President Alejandro Giammattei, multiple efforts have been made to ensure that freedom of worship and religion is possible in Guatemala. Through the different ministries and secretariats of government, for more than two consecutive years, efforts were made to guarantee this freedom in every corner of the country.”
Unanimous support from religious leaders
These actions have each been welcomed with gratitude by all of the religious leaders. Representatives from various religious faiths also attended this meeting. These include the Adventist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Muslim community, the Jewish community, the Catholic Church, the Evangelical Church, and other faiths.
The freedom of religion in Guatemala is a reality that unites spiritual communities.
It is also an essential part of Guatemala’s culture. This special day is an occasion to reflect on its importance and to thank President Alejandro Giammattei for his courageous leadership in this cause.