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It gives me great pleasure to introduce the new Executive Director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Dr. Larry Greenfield, former Trustee and Vice Chair of the Parliament, who previously served as Executive...
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The global interfaith community gears up annually to demonstrate love between neighbors across the world, February 1 - 7. These days mark the official United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, a time when...
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It was my privilege, on behalf of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, to attend the January 25-27 Marrakech Conference on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Lands, conducted under the high...
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I just finished reading Jim Wallis’s new and timely book, America’s Original Sin – Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. Although White Christians and churches are the primary focus of this book, it...
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News from a January 6 National Catholic Reporter story announced, “Pope Francis has released his first-ever video message for the traditional papal prayer intention for the month, movingly calling on people of different...
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Just a few days into January 2016 and my tenure as the new Chair of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, I want to wish you a productive and meaningful new year! I hope that wherever you live and whatever you do...
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Dear Friends, As I leave the Parliament as its board chair, I want to express my profound gratitude for all that we have accomplished together. No one of us could have done this alone. But together what we have achieved...
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The Board of Trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions has selected Dr. Robert P. Sellers to serve as Chair of the Board for its next term beginning January 1, 2016. A five-year Parliament trustee who has...
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by T. Thorn Coyle, Solar Cross Temple “Justice is what love looks like in public.” -Dr. Cornel West In the Northern Hemisphere right now, the days are shorter, darker, and often colder. Every religion has its traditions...
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To the Desk of President Philip Graham Rykem: December 16th, 2015 President Rykem, As Chair of the Board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, I am disappointed with Wheaton’s decision to suspend Dr. Larycia...
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1. Karenna Gore, Parliament Climate Change Ambassador, Delivers Parliament Declaration to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon at the UN COP21 Conference in Paris The Parliament's Ambassador on Climate Change, Karenna Gore...
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As international leaders return to their home states to transform COP21 agreements into national policies, we at the Parliament of the World's Religions applaud the interfaith movement for supporting climate action this...
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Karenna Gore to Represent Parliament at Paris UN COP 21 Climate Talks Karenna Gore, Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, has been appointed the first Parliament of the World’s Religions...
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In the below follow-up message to the global interfaith community, Dr. Robert Pape shares further resources from the body of academic and media work conducted at the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism, where he...
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Dear Friends of the Interfaith Community, The Parliament of the World's Religions offers its prayers and sympathy to Inderjit Singh Mukker, a Sikh-American father of two who has become a face of international media this...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions is elated to announce that Dr. Jane Goodall will be delivering a keynote address during the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Salt Lake, October 15 – 19. Dr. Jane...
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7th Annual Interfaith World Peace Pilgrimage Saturday, September 12, 2015 Mt. Baldy, CA A TRULY INTERFAITH OUTPOURING FOR PEACE Since 2009 hundreds of people from many different faiths have come together annually on...
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On Thursday, September 24 th , prior to the commencement of the UN General Assembly, the World Bank Group Faith Initiative (WBG) and the UN Interagency Task Force on Religion and Development will co-sponsor an event to...
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This piece was originally published in the Prairie Messenger It is hard to find an English-language book on Jewish-Christian relations written in the last 30 years that does not either reference, or include a...
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All religions recognize there are outstanding individuals, whose spiritual insight, presence and power by far surpass those of others. These individuals help create, define, drive, reform and inspire their traditions...
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