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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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THE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD'S RELIGIONS • 2016 CHAMPIONS OF COMPASSION HOLDS THE COMPASSION TORCH FOR THE COMPASSION RELAY, DAY #8 For the 2016 Compassion Games - titled “The Global Unity Games, Tomorrow Together” - the...
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All are invited to a Nobel Laureates Sustainability Forum at the United Nations taking place Friday, September 16 co-sponsored by the Parliament of the World's Religions and moderated by Jonathan Granoff, the Parliament...
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The Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University has provided a study on Catholic attitudes toward Islam and Muslims that is exemplary in its honesty and transparency. But...
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From Larry Greenfield, Executive Director, Parliament of the World’s Religions The Parliament of the World’s Religions has a focused commitment to address issues of violence. It is one of three critical issues that hold...
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To Our Muslim Sisters and Brothers, Those of us who are not Muslims cannot imagine how devastating the tragic events of the last days of Ramadan have been for you. We know that there is wide consensus that these...
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By Fr. John Pawlikowski, Parliament of the World's Religions Board of Trustees, Special to The Crux For Elie Wiesel, who died July 2 at 87 years old, madness was not insanity. It was rather the willingness, often in the...
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Last week, I had the opportunity to join 60 faith leaders in New Orleans for the Greenfaith annual Climate Convergence. My elevator speech in the days since has been something along these lines: “It was an interfaith...
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Parliament of the World’s Religions Statement on the Homophobic Massacre of LGBTQI Community Members and Allies in Orlando To the friends, families, and neighbors of the victims in Orlando: We, the global community of...
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As part of a far-reaching U.S. tour, devotees of the former Divine Life Society leader and 1993 Parliament luminary Swami Chidananda Maharaj took the stage on Saturday, May 20th at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago to...
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SCUPE 4-Day Intensive in Chicago June 6 - 10 Explores Religious Pluralism's Challenge to Christianity Faculty: Dr. Paul Knitter and SCUPE President/Parliament Trustee Dr. Shanta Premawardhana Students will explore...
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The North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) is an organization of continental scope and character that had spent 25 years creating opportunities for interreligious and intercultural dialogue in cities across North...
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Report on May 12, 2016 Program, “Participation of Indigenous Peoples in the Parliament of the World’s Religions” The 15th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues was held at United Nations headquarters in...
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