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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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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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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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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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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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Speech Delivered by Swami Yatidharmananda of Swami Chidananda Sevashram in Rishikesh, India on the Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Swami Chidananda at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, May 20, 2016. Om Guru...
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The public is invited to join in followers of revered Hindu guru Swami Chidananda for a dinner and program Saturday, May 21 at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago celebrating the centenary of his birth, which falls in...
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A Preface from Parliament Executive Director Dr. Larry Greenfield The Parliament of the World’s Religions is committed to cultivating harmony among religious and spiritual communities across the globe. That, in turn,...
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Authored by Parliament Staff Molly Horan, Director of Communications, and Austin Sisson, Executive Coordinator The Parliament of the World’s Religions was privileged to co-host Dr. Larycia Hawkins on April 26, 2016 in...
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Though Jain monks seldom travel outside India, His Holiness Dr. Vasanth Vijay Maharaj detoured to Chicago to honor the Parliament with a illuminating visit, taking precious time from a rare U.S. tour. His Holiness is...
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On Monday, April 18th, the Parliament was invited to participate in an exciting panel discussion, located where it all began; at the Art Institute of Chicago, site of the original 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions...
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Emeritus trustee of the Parliament, Dr. Paul Eppinger, was recently honored at the 11th annual Golden Rule Awards Banquet sponsored by the Arizona Interfaith Movement. One thousand people gathered at the Mesa, Arizona,...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions and SCUPE invite you to an April 26 program in Chicago featuring Dr. Larycia Hawkins with leaders from the Parliament of the World's Religions and: SCUPE World Council of Churches...
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The Parliament invites all individuals and organizations in joining us to endorse an Interfaith Climate Change Statement being delivered to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the signing of the Paris...
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Last weekend, I traveled with Molly (our Director of Communications) to New York City to participate in the annual convention of the Religion Communicators Council. Besides learning how to use the sprawling NYC subway...
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The Aspen, Colorado JCC is hosting a symposium this June to advance interfaith dialogue through four-days of programs. Parliament Trustee Rev. Dr. John Pawlikowski, OSM, will present his program entitled Confronting...
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Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Luminosa Award for Unity, an honor presented annually since 1998 by the Focolare Movement Mariapolis Luminosa of North America. The Focolare...
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Parliament Chair Dr. Robert Sellers and his wife, Janie Sellers, were guests of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, California on Saturday, March 12, for a luncheon organized for Sellers to meet with area faith...
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During the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 60), the Parliament of the World's Religions, the Temple of Understanding and the United Religions Initiative are co-sponsoring An...
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Food Sovereignty, Women & Sustainability: The Roots of System Change 2016 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Friday, March 18, 2016 Salvation Army (SA), 221 E. 52nd St., New York 8:30 AM in the...
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