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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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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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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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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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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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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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