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It’s only my second day of the conference, but I already know my favorite part. (For the record: I reserve the right to discover a new favorite part, just in case.) Let me preface this favorite-part declaration with an...
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As final preparations were being made for the opening ceremony of the Parliament of World Religions on Thursday afternoon, one of my classmates at the University of Chicago overheard me and another classmate talking...
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Today we learned of a massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States. As we write this, the tragedy claimed the life of eleven people at the...
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Twenty-five years ago, the Parliament of the World’s Religions made an audacious decision. It would offer the world something it had never had—a declaration expressing the ethical commitments held in common by the world...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions cordially invites Hindu friends and guests of all spiritual and ethical traditions to a colourful celebration of Hindu Heritage Month and Diwali! Come to enjoy music, dance, and...
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We would like to remind U.S participants that election day - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - falls during the Parliament. If you are attending the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, please remember that you may be in...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions, in collaboration with Spiritual Playdate , is hosting the inaugural Interfaith Family Festival at the 2018 Parliament in Toronto from November 2 to November 6 at the Metro...
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The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions welcomes 17 new luminaries as Voices of PoWR, bringing wisdom, advocacy, and progressive change to the world and to the 7th Parliament this November 1 - 7 in Toronto, Canada...
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The Parliament is seeking nominations for seven distinguished awards that will be presented at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions this November 1 - 7 in Toronto, Ontario. On the 25th and 125th anniversary year...
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YOUTH PoWR, an initiative of the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, hosted its annual gathering this past Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at the SGI Centre in Sydney, Australia. This year's theme was "Harmony for...
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The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and Salam Institute for Peace and Justice are offering a special three-day workshop in preparation for the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, as an official Pathways to PoWR Pre...
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"Religions are different roads converging upon the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads so long as we reach the same goal?" - Dr. Arun Gandhi Twelve new speakers join the 2018 Parliament of the...
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Click to View Panels Click to Watch: KEYNOTE ADDRESS: In April, 2018, the PWR proudly co-sponsored the conference, “Grappling with the Global Ethic : Multi-Religious Perspectives on Global Issues,” organized by staff...
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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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An Unequivocal Condemnation of Family Separation from the Parliament of the World's Religions The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, essential to protecting the integrity of human beings within the family of nations...
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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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This article first appeared at Mongabay: News Inspiration From Nature's Frontline published by Willie Shubert and written by Liz Kimbrough on May 2, 2018. View the original publication here. Religious leaders joined...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is proud to support It's About Time , a new podcast hosted by Parliament of the World's Religions Board Trustee and Secretary Dr. Michael Reid Trice. The podcast is part of the...
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