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Ramadan Reflections to Highlight Muslims and All Faiths Making a More Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World Interfaith Stories of Service, Gratitude & Community Will Celebrate the Holiest Islamic Month As the month...
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"Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and righteousness" (Q 2:183) As my Muslim friends and family prepare to begin our first fast tomorrow...
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His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, and several community leaders led a joint press conference May 2nd, 2017, welcoming the Parliament of the World's Religions for the first time to Canada. More than 100 guests...
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Toronto--acclaimed by the United Nations as the most diverse city in the world and home to six million Canadians—has been chosen as the host city of the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions, to be convened in...
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The Indigenous Task Force and the Climate Action Task Force of the Parliament of the World’s Religions co-organized a program during the sixteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, “...
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The freedom of not being identified with any religion is part of the most remarkable legal advances in our society, although that is one of the freedoms of which we are least aware of. After centuries and centuries in...
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Dear Colleagues and Friends across the Interfaith World, In seven days, you will receive an announcement unveiling the name of the host nation who will make interfaith history as the home of the 7th Parliament of the...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions and more than 800 organizations are proudly lending our involvement and support in partnership to promote the People’s Climate March , the second mass “People’s Climate Movement”...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions and co-sponsors cordially invite the public to an upcoming program entitled “Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Panel and Discussion” to be held in New York City during the...
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Granted, the American news cycle has moved on, especially after United States air strikes against Syria and U.S. - Russia discussions. But so far, I’ve not been completely distracted from the reasons for those air...
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Those who work with religions and, moreover, embrace the almost-mission to develop a dialogue between religions, and also tries to reach the maximum population with solid and exempt knowledge about the world of...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interfaith Organizations Protest the President’s Executive Order on Coal and Environmental Rollbacks SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO (March 30, 2017) -- President Donald Trump’s actions this week to...
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Zoroastrians Throughout North America Celebrate Ancient Tradition of NoRuz, Ushering in a “New Day” to Mark the Turn of the Spring Equinox Zoroastrians throughout North America will mark the celebration of NoRuz (pron...
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Hate has a history. And it extends into the present. Hate has a religious history. And that religious history also extends into the present. But hate has its challengers, too, both secular and sacred, both civic and...
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​​​​​​Parliament of the World’s Religion (Islamabad Pakistan) World Interfaith Harmony Week - Feb, 2017 Promoting Equality The Parliament of the World’s Religion (Islamabad Pakistan) has organized the “World Interfaith...
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Combatting fake news and debunking fear-mongering media headlines on religion around the world is a responsibility we all share. In fact, it’s a pillar of the Parliament’s mission to engage the media, one of the most...
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The Parliament has heard information stating that the Parliament's Statement on the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Nominee Edward Scott Pruitt was influential on United States senators who are voting on...
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Throughout our History there were several moments when we were forced to take sides, to choose a position, when circumstances forced us to do so. While regarding the high value of stability, times of crisis and...
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By MARTIN E. MARTY - February 13, 2017 – for Sightings. Republished with the author’s permission. What if the Sioux Nation decided to build a pipeline through Arlington Cemetery? This question from Faith Spotted Eagle—...
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The Ambassador Advisory Council (AAC) is made up of Parliament Ambassadors who dedicate their time, effort, and professional experience to develop and improve the Ambassador program. This month we interviewed Reverend...
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