New Faith Leaders Announced for the 2021 Parliament

In 3 days, the 2021 Parliament of the World's Religions goes LIVE for the first time in the organization's history online. Over the 48 hours of the 2021 Parliament, attendees will enjoy access to 500+ programs, 100+ global luminaries and 5 diverse plenaries. 

The Parliament of the World's Religions is excited to announce that Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder SinghGeorge Cork MaulTerry Tempest WilliamsRev. Barbara BeckerRev. Lawrence Koichi BarrishSoraya DeenZuzana PalovicImam Saffet Catovic and the Sri Dasmesh Band are set to join 100+ global faith leaders as featured luminaries.

Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh​​​​​​​

Bhai Sahib Bhai Mohinder Singh is the Spiritual Leader and Chairman of Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha, UK – a charitable organisation with its Headquarters in Birmingham.

George Cork Maul

George Cork Maul is an East End composer, pianist and performance art specialist. His credits include modern songs, suites and dance pieces, contemporary operas, musicals, music for software and recently, pieces for string orchestra.

Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams has been called "a citizen writer," a writer who speaks and speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life. A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she has consistently shown us how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.

Rev. Barbara Becker

Rev. Barbara Becker is the author of Heartwood: The Art of Living with the End in Mind.  She has dedicated more than twenty-five years to partnering with human-rights advocates around the world in pursuit of peace and interreligious understanding. 

Rev. Lawrence Koichi Barrish

Rev. Lawrence Koichi Barrish is the head Shinto Priest at Tsubaki America Grand Shrine; Lawrence Koichi Barrish is the senior aikido instructor of Kannagara Aikido. Barrish is also the senior Kannushi/ Shrine Shinto priest of Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America, the US Branch of the Tsubaki Okami Yashiro in Mie (Iga) Japan.

Soraya Deen

Soraya Deen is the coordinator of Women’s Initiatives and Partnerships at OMNIA Institute for Contextual Leadership. She blends her legal expertise of over a decade with her uniquely diverse background to inspire people to navigate conflict and promote peace.

Dr. Zuzana Palovic

Dr. Palovic is a Central Eastern European and migration expert. Her professional expertise builds upon her extensive academic research on the aforementioned geopolitical context.

Imam Saffet Catovic

Saffet Abid Catovic is a United States Muslim Environmental Leader of Bosnian-Anglo descent. He is one of the first GreenFaith Muslim Fellows and is Co-founder and Chair of the Green Muslims of New Jersey (GMNJ).

Sri Dasmesh Band 

The Sri Dasmesh Band also known as The Malaysian Sikh Band has international recognition and we are always flooded with requests for performances by various communities. The Band has travelled to London, United States, Australia and even Berlin to perform their repertoire of Scottish and even some local asian tunes.

Registration closes at the Parliament website on October 15th at 11:59 PM, increases in price on October 16th as it moves to the host platform and ends October 18th.