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The staff of the Parliament of the World's Religions recently announced its ascent one floor from its home at 70 East Lake Street in Chicago to an airier, larger, and more multi-functional office. Celebrating 25 and 125...
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Voices of the Movement, Voices of PoWR Announcing the third line-up of luminaries addressing the global interfaith stage at the Parliament in November of this year. The interfaith movement has has grown through many “...
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The Chicago-Area Trustees of the Parliament of the World's Religions invite you to join us in our new office for an Open House! WHERE? Our new office space at 70 East Lake, Suite 320, Chicago WHEN? Thursday, May 17,...
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This article first appeared on EthicsDaily.com. It is used with permission. Sugar and spice, thunder and lightning, picnics and ants, ocean and waves, washers and dryers, children and laughter, Baptists and Muslims. If...
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The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions Luminaries Are Creating a More Just, Peaceful, and Sustainable World Today, we are honored to release the second line-up of keynote speakers who will take the stage at the...
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Inclusion is an especially important concept for the 7th convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto, on November 1-7 of this year. We’re claiming that there is greater promise in being inclusive...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions is Honored to Announce the Presence of His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Spiritual Head of Karma Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism at the 7th Parliament of the World’s...
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Image: End Islamophobia, shared through Wikimedia e. Photo Credit to Lorie Shaull r The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) reported today that a flier, which originated outside the U.S., is circulating...
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The word promise can have different meanings. I can use it as a verb: “I promise I’ll do this or that,” and you can hold me to that commitment. But if I use it as a noun, like “this thing has great promise ,” I am...
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Announcing the first line-up of luminaries who will address the global interfaith stage at the Parliament in November of this year. Recognizing the immense value the religious, spiritual, and secular constituencies -...
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The Promise of Inclusion, the Power of Love: NoRuz, the Zoroastrian New Year What started over 3000 years ago in Iran during the height of the great Achaemenian Zoroastrian kings— the celebration of the first day of...
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Pictured above are just some of the friends in Ontario, Canada who are ready to greet and treat you on November 1-7 for the seventh convening of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. The photo was taken this past...
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Friends and To-Be-Friends of the Parliament of the World’s Religions: Over the coming months, I’ll be sharing some hopes and dreams, some thoughts and observations, and lots of information about the event that takes...
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Washington, D.C., February 5-7, 2018 It was my privilege to represent the Parliament of the World’s Religions at The Alliance of Virtues for the Common Good conference, convened recently in Washington, D.C. Hosted by...
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This piece originally appears in the Interfaith Observer and is republished with permission. A BOLD VISIONARY OF THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT The Reverend William E. Lesher – Bill to his friends – was a man of many parts and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of our Chair Emeritus Rev. Dr. William E. Lesher , who led two of our five major modern Parliaments over the course of his...
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A pillar of the Parliament of the World’s Religions left us—physically—on Tuesday, January 23. But in a deeper sense, there’s no way that Bill Lesher could ever leave us. The Rev. Dr. William E. Lesher was there at the...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS OPENS BIDDING FOR GLOBAL CITIES TO HOST FUTURE MEETINGS OF WORLD’S PREMIER INTERFAITH CONVENTION • Largest, Most Diverse and Inclusive Interfaith Event Seeks...
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As plans for the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions continue to develop, we are excited to announce the start of a search for a city to host the 2021 Parliament. Four years ago, the Board of Trustees of the...
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At the Parliament of the World’s Religions, we are alarmed by the decision of the President of the United States to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. We are distressed by the escalating tensions in the Palestinian-...
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