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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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I was just one of thousands upon thousands. But I’m sure that everyone of us who were favored by having experienced Rabbi Herman Schaalman knew almost immediately that we were in the presence of an extraordinary being...
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To our friends in the interfaith movement around the world: We, who are your colleagues in the interfaith movement living in the United States, pray that you will not forsake us because of what some of our political...
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United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 at the Parliament of the World's Religions Join the world's largest, most historic and inclusive global interfaith organization for a series of live-video webinars in...
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United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 at the Parliament of the World's Religions Join the world's largest, most historic and inclusive global interfaith organization for a series of live-video webinars in...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Molly Horan, Director of Communications • +1-312-971-3067 Parliament Calls for Universal Rejection of Trump Censorship A Public Statement from David F. Hales, Trustee of the Parliament and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions has issued the statement of testimony as follows to the United States Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works to be included in the official record of today's...
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I write, I am sure, not only for the Parliament of the World's Religions but for persons, groups, organizations, institutions, and movements across the globe devoted to expanding our understanding and appreciation of...
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IT’S TIME FOR HOPE Dr. Robert P. Sellers, Chair, Parliament of the World’s Religions During these recent days of holiday celebration, the 19 th -century English novelist and social critic, Charles Dickens, has once...
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What can you expect of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2017? Not a new New Year’s Resolution. You can expect, instead, a renewed resoluteness . The Parliament will be resolute in: Cultivating harmony among...
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A STATEMENT FROM THE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS ON THE BOMBING OF A COPTIC CHURCH IN EGYPT The Parliament of the World’s Religions extends its deepest sympathy to the Coptic Community in Egypt – and wherever it...
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Would you join us in a gift exchange? We are proud of the gift we’ve prepared for you, which has taken a good deal of time …and some imagination, too. Just over a year ago, we convened the largest and — from what we...
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At the 2015 Parliament in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Parliament of the World’s Religions adopted several statements including an Indigenous People’s Declaration for Action and An Interfaith Call to Action on Climate...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions Celebrates Entry Into Force of the Paris Climate Agreement A Public Statement from Executive Director Rev. Dr. Larry Greenfield and Parliament Climate Change Task Force Chair...
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Social norms tell us that women of authority are rare, and yet the global call on October 14th hosted by the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the Charter for Compassion International’s Women and Girls Sector, and...
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CO-SPONSORS: CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AND THE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS The Days of Awe on the Jewish calendar, from Rosh haShanah to Yom Kippur, align with special days of Muharram. Hi jra and Ashura, on...
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