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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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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 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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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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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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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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