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An Introduction from Trustee of the Parliament of the World's Religions Rev. Dr. John Pawlikowski, It has been argued by critics such as Lynn White that the Christ tradition has been significantly responsible for the...
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We at the Parliament of the World's Religions, with our office in the United States, rejoice that an increasing number of people in this country have been converted from calling this "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous...
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I am writing this on Monday, September 11th 2017. The New York Times highlights one of its editorials as: “9/11: Finding Answers in Ashes 16 Years Later.” But what answers? And what memories? That depends both on our...
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STREAMS CONVERGE AS TORONTO WATER WALK PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL INTERFAITH MOVEMENT IN YEAR-LONG GLOBAL WATER PROTECTION CAMPAIGN From Hindu scripture, Islamic teachings, Buddhist meditations and importantly His Holiness...
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“Convivencia Conseil” is the professional consulting branch of “Coexister,” a nonpartisan and non-denominational French youth movement. Coexister has been advocating for “active coexistence” through peer education aimed...
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On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing in Washington D.C. to hear public testimony on a proposed rollback of regulations related to greenhouse gas emissions and...
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On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing in Washington D.C. to hear public testimony on a proposed rollback of regulations related to greenhouse gas emissions and...
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The President's Failure of Moral Leadership A Reflection by Dr. Robert P. Sellers George Washington, the "Father of our Nation" and first president, was said to be so truthful that he felt compelled to confess he had...
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No religion or nation or ethnicity or culture, it seems, has an exclusive lock on it. And victimized groups are everywhere: Tibetans, Ukrainians, citizens of cities in Europe: Paris, Nice, Brussels, Istanbul, Barcelona...
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Published originally by CatholicProfiles.org The attack on the mosque and the large gathering of white nationalists in Virginia this past August are stark reminders of the persistence of hatred in contemporary American...
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Inclusion. It’s more than the mere opposite of exclusion, although that is certainly true. The Latin prefixes “in-“ and “ex-“ do mean, alternately, “in, or indwelling” and “out of, or from.” The meaning of inclusion,...
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Dear Friends, The planning team of the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions has very recently learned that multiple groups mobilizing to attend next year’s convening in Toronto will benefit from a longer Super Saver...
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August 5th -- Today marks the five year anniversary of a massacre that shocked America and reminded us all of the power of hate. Five years since the Oak Creek shooting in which a white supremacist entered a Sikh...
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PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS SELECTS “INCLUSION” & “LOVE” AS MAJOR THEMES OF 2018 INTERNATIONAL CONVENING IN TORONTO Organizers Call On People of Faith and Conscience to Increase Solidarity and Power In...
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Being asked as a Zoroastrian youth to write a reflection about the Muslim holiday of Ramadan is something I am sure my ancestors could have never dreamed of. Quite honestly, I have seen anti-Muslim bigotry present...
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Global interfaith organizations including the Parliament of the World's Religions and the United Religions Initiative have joined Religions for Peace USA, the Temple for Understanding and other religious and spiritual...
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I am not eating and drinking - not to punish myself unnecessarily – but, because in my religion, Islam, fasting in the month of Ramadan has been prescribed by God as one of the fundamental pillars of the faith so that I...
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Ramadan was always a special time for me. The air felt fresher, like something was present in the wind. But it was different in our household, with my father from Syria and my mother from Mexico, I often struggled with...
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As a Rwandan Child, I was born and raised as a refugee outside my country due to the globally known “Rwandan Genocide against Tutsi” and civil war, that almost brought down everything and left the nation shattered in...
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As a convert to the religion of Islam, I know firsthand what it feels like to be an outsider. I’ve heard comments and questions about Muslims that made me feel unwelcome or unwanted in certain spaces. I’ve been looked...
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