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Dawn M. Nothwehr, OSF a trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions has been selected to co-lead a program of nine courses and multiple campus events exploring the theme “Science and Saving Stories That Shape Us...
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On Monday July 15th, 2019 the UN Task Force on Religion and Development and the Multi-Faith Advisory Council (CA) gathered for the Annual Kofi Annan Faith Briefings in New York. The Parliament was invited to participate...
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Christiana Figueres is an internationally recognized leader on global climate change. She was Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 2010-2016. Assuming responsibility...
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On June 25th and 26th, our friends at United Religions Initiative hosted their 2019 International Conference at the Hoover Institution on the Stanford University campus in California, USA. Accelerate Peace: Interfaith...
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At the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, Hugh Locke joined the Women's Assembly as a keynote speaker on Saturday, November 3rd. Watch the Women's Assembly Live Stream here ! Hugh Locke has developed an...
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Join Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa at the 26th Annual " WORLD YOGA FESTIVAL " hosted on Thursday, June 20th at Tillman Chapel, The Church Center for the United Nations from 1 pm - 3 pm. She will be offering an...
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Parliament Chair, Audrey E. Kitagawa was invited to write a featured article for the Daily Financial Times, Sri Lanka . The article was published on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 and appeared originally on the Daily FT...
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Soraya Deen is OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership’s lead organizer for women’s initiatives. She is the founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement, and Co-founder of Peacemoms (Promoting Christian and Muslim...
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Nuclear weapons are among the greatest existing threats facing our world. Faith and interfaith activists have been working for years to engage leaders around the world and challenge nations to adopt clear, concise, and...
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United Religions Initiative (URI) is a key partner of the Parliament of the World’s Religions within the interfaith movement and in the pursuit of a more peaceful, just and sustainable world. We are delighted to learn...
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On Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey, Saffet A. Catovic, was one of the community organizers/activists whose efforts were recognized and honored at the 2019 New Jersey State Governor’s...
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From May 12th through the 14th, representatives from around the world gathered for the 16th United Nations Celebration of Buddha's Birthday - Vesak 2019. The General Assembly, by its resolution 54/115 of 1999,...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions extends its deepest condolences to the victims of the anti-semitic shooting attack that occurred this past Sabbath in the Poway community. On Saturday, April 27th the Chabad of...
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Justin Remer-Thamert is the Executive Director of the New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice . Liaison to faith communities and allied organizations, Justin helps develop leadership within the organization,...
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This article was originally shared on The Interfaith Observer on April 15th. I just returned from a visit to South Asia. Right before my visit, the tensions between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan were at an all-time...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions extends its deepest condolences to the victims of the bombing attacks that occurred this past Easter in Sri Lanka. Churches offering Easter services and a number of hotels were...
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This letter was originally shared on the Southern California Committee for a Parliament of the World's Religions Newsletter on April 6th. The Golden Rule is a maxim that is found in one form or another in most of the...
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Rev. Abare Kallah is the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the North East, Gusau, Zamfara State and an ordained Religious leader of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Gombe. With over 24...
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Of Cakes and Garbage Heaps was written by Dr. Robert P. Sellers, immediate past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religion s , for the Religica blog. You can find the full blog post and...
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The 1893 World Parliament of Religions is historic for many reasons. It marked the first formal gathering of representatives of Eastern and Western spiritual traditions and today, it is recognized as the birth of formal...
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