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Parliament of the World’s Religions Expresses Appreciation for its Executive Director, Prepares for Leadership Transition The Board of Trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions announces that following the...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The World’s Religions Celebrate Canada Day Toronto - July 1, 2018 As the excitement builds for this year's Parliament of the World's Religions conference , the Toronto Area Interfaith Council,...
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This article first appeared at The Interfaith Observer and is republished with permission. As a kid growing up in Punjab, India my first formative engagement with interfaith understanding was with a high school friend...
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“The Biggest Weapon of Mass Destruction is the Hate in Our Souls.” - Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish The penetrating words above arise from the author of I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human...
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The staff of the Parliament of the World's Religions recently announced its ascent one floor from its home at 70 East Lake Street in Chicago to an airier, larger, and more multi-functional office. Celebrating 25 and 125...
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Voices of the Movement, Voices of PoWR Announcing the third line-up of luminaries addressing the global interfaith stage at the Parliament in November of this year. The interfaith movement has has grown through many “...
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The Chicago-Area Trustees of the Parliament of the World's Religions invite you to join us in our new office for an Open House! WHERE? Our new office space at 70 East Lake, Suite 320, Chicago WHEN? Thursday, May 17,...
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This article first appeared on EthicsDaily.com. It is used with permission. Sugar and spice, thunder and lightning, picnics and ants, ocean and waves, washers and dryers, children and laughter, Baptists and Muslims. If...
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The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions Luminaries Are Creating a More Just, Peaceful, and Sustainable World Today, we are honored to release the second line-up of keynote speakers who will take the stage at the...
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Inclusion is an especially important concept for the 7th convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto, on November 1-7 of this year. We’re claiming that there is greater promise in being inclusive...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions is Honored to Announce the Presence of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Spiritual Head of Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism at the 7th Parliament of the World’s...
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Image: End Islamophobia, shared through Wikimedia e. Photo Credit to Lorie Shaull r The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) reported today that a flier, which originated outside the U.S., is circulating...
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The word promise can have different meanings. I can use it as a verb: “I promise I’ll do this or that,” and you can hold me to that commitment. But if I use it as a noun, like “this thing has great promise ,” I am...
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Announcing the first line-up of luminaries who will address the global interfaith stage at the Parliament in November of this year. Recognizing the immense value the religious, spiritual, and secular constituencies -...
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The Promise of Inclusion, the Power of Love: NoRuz, the Zoroastrian New Year What started over 3000 years ago in Iran during the height of the great Achaemenian Zoroastrian kings— the celebration of the first day of...
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Pictured above are just some of the friends in Ontario, Canada who are ready to greet and treat you on November 1-7 for the seventh convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. The photo was taken this past...
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Friends and To-Be-Friends of the Parliament of the World’s Religions: Over the coming months, I’ll be sharing some hopes and dreams, some thoughts and observations, and lots of information about the event that takes...
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Washington, D.C., February 5-7, 2018 It was my privilege to represent the Parliament of the World’s Religions at The Alliance of Virtues for the Common Good conference, convened recently in Washington, D.C. Hosted by...
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This piece originally appears in the Interfaith Observer and is republished with permission. A BOLD VISIONARY OF THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT The Reverend William E. Lesher – Bill to his friends – was a man of many parts and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of our Chair Emeritus Rev. Dr. William E. Lesher , who led two of our five major modern Parliaments over the course of his...
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