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On September 24, 2019 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) hosted a critical faith-based civil society consultation aimed at sharing experiences, commitments, and perspectives from the work being carried...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions unequivocally condemns the monstrous anti-Semitic attack carried out in Halle, Germany on Thursday, October 10. The abhorrent attack carried out on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of...
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The climate march in Chicago on September 20th was organized as part of the worldwide youth climate strike that mobilized 4 million youth and their allies around the world. In Chicago, thousands marched from Grant Park...
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On Friday, September 27th, 2019 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted the 2019 UN Champions of the Earth Award and the Young Champions of the Earth Prize. The ceremony, co-hosted by Alec Baldwin and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is joining the Security and Sustainability Forum to co-host a special webinar on Tuesday, October 15th focused on energy transition. Tools to Guide Congregations and Communities...
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The 2019 Vedanta Society Fall Banquet was hosted on Sunday, September 15th in Rolling Meadows, IL to great success. As was previously reported, the program featured Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa, Vivekananda Vedanta...
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As previously reported, the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates gathered in Mérida, Mexico from September 19-22, 2019, to make an urgent call to all countries and organizations of the world, their leaders and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions joins our partners from Religions for Peace , Green Faith , Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative , Regnskogfondet , UN Environment , World Council of Churches and...
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From September 19 through September 22, Nobel Peace Laureates will gather for the 17th World Summit in Yucatan, Mexico. The World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates is the most inspirational and largest annual event in the...
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This article first appeared on The Interfaith Observer on September 12, 2019. The article is reproduced by the Parliament with permission from the author, Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia. Many who have had the opportunity to...
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September 11 is a day of remembrance at the Parliament. Every year, we celebrate the first gathering of Western and Eastern faith traditions took place on another September 11, 1893, at the first World's Parliament of...
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At the 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions, Swami Vivekananda addressed thousands of attendees and delivered a speech that cemented him as a key figure in what would become the global interfaith movement. This weekend...
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The 10th World Assembly was a historic gathering for Religions for Peace (RFP) and more broadly the global interfaith movement. As was previously reported, Prof. Azza Karam was selected as the new Secretary General of...
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Dr. Charles Ian McNeill serves as the Senior Advisor on Forests & Climate for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) where he oversees the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative and forest and climate policy. Previously he...
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The 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference concluded on August 28th with a clear outcome statement that affirms: The importance of inclusivity and respect for the dignity and human rights of all. Thus,...
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Photo Credit: Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Spiritual Leadership The Parliament of the World's Religions is saddened to learn of the passing of Parliament Trustee Emeritus, Rabbi Dr. Peter Knobel and extends...
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As previously reported, the Parliament of the World's Religions joined the historic 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace in an ongoing effort to foster greater collaboration between interfaith networks. The...
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The host of the 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions, Utah, welcomed the 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference from Monday, August 26th to Wednesday, August 28th. This marks the first time the UN...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of Board Emeritus, Reverend Canon Dr. Gwynne Guibord . Rev. Gwynne Marlyn Guibord, founder and president emerita of The Guibord...
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2 Tuesday, August 20th marked the first day of the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace (RFP), in partnership with the Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society. Religions for Peace is the...
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