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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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I have known about the Ramadan fast for decades. But this year, I am catching my first glimpse, yes, even enjoying my first taste of the deeper spiritual meaning behind it. Even though I had lived in the Muslim world, I...
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As the Muslim world embarks on another Ramadan, I reflect on the many Iftars breaking the daily fast I had the honour of attending and remember vividly the warmth and hospitality my hosts showed me and others who weren’...
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For the last four years, I have been working on documenting religious intolerance that manifests itself through discrimination and persecution of religious and ethnic minorities in Egypt. Since its inception, Eshhad has...
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