Prof. Azza Karam & Steve Sarowitz Join the 2021 Parliament as Featured Luminaries

August 20, 2021

The Parliament is excited to announce the sixth round of luminaries that will be participating in the 2021 Parliament of the World’s Religions. These two luminaries are deeply committed to justice and the promotion of peace in eradicating intolerance and violent extremism.

Join the Secretary General of Religions for Peace, Professor Azza Karam, and award-winning filmmaker and humanitarian, Steve Sarowitz, at the Parliament in October.

Prof. Dr. Azza Karam serves as the Secretary General of Religions for Peace – the largest multi religious leadership platform with 92 national and 6 regional Interreligious Councils.
Steve Sarowitz is a film producer, business leader, humanitarian, and changemaker whose efforts in entertainment are focused on creating impactful, purpose driven content.

There has never been a more pressing time for us to reach across faith, religious and spiritual boundaries to find solutions to today’s most pressing issues. The 2021 Parliament of the World’s Religions provides a unique opportunity for religious & spiritual leaders, theologians, activists, and organizers around the world to share their work with the global interfaith movement.

Offering 400+ programs and the opportunity to connect with hundreds of presenters and organizers, the 2021 Parliament will be an unforgettable gathering for all attendees.

Don’t miss out on Early Bird savings coming to an end on August 31st!


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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