Guadalajara Accepts Bid For 2014 Parliament

July 21, 2010

From Informador.com The Council for a Parliament of World Religions determined that the city will compete to host the religious event.
GUADALAJARA, JALISCO (21/JUL/2010).- The executive director of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, Dirk Ficca, formally accepted this morning the nomination for Guadalajara to host the meeting of the Parliament in 2014. As anticipated this article, two other cities that also seek to be the seat of Parliament and whose last edition took place in Melbourne, Australia, in late 2009 are Brussels, Belgium, and Dallas, Texas, two cities that have been accepted for candidacy. During the official announcement, Rev. Ficca also said that in seeking the seat, the Perla Tapatia seeks to become a player in the religious movements. “The hospitality and warmth of its people,” said Ficca, make our city the center of culture and spirituality of Mexico, a strong contender to win the seat of Parliament. Dirk Ficca reiterated that the Parliament of World Religions is not official representatives of any religious congregation and does not take any political stance.
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