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Tumpek Krulut Compassion Day is celebrated every six months in Bali, but the recent krulut day at Goa Gajah in Bedulu Village was a special one. The “2nd Sharing Creating Offering Art” event on January 31, 2015 was...
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Within hours of hearing about the killing of three Muslim students , I had been invited to three different prayer vigils for the deceased. All of my invitations came from college interfaith groups. Via Adam Gerstenfeld...
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Another installment of the CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series will be held on Monday, February 9, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET) and will feature Mary Evelyn Tucker, co-director of Yale University's...
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Youth Representative of the Parliament to the United Nations DPI NGO Ms. Sara Rahim delivers the youth keynote speech on the occasion of World Interfaith Harmony Week at the special event of the President of the General...
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By Leo D. Lefebure, Trustee Emeritus of the Parliament of the World's Religions Georgetown University This essay will be published in Interfaith Spirituality: The Power of Confluence. Ed. Ambrogio Bongiovanni, Leonardo...
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Parliament Representative Ms. Sara Rahim Will Address the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week on February 6, 2015. You are invited to attend this special program convened by the President of the General...
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Not In Our Town ’s new film Waking in Oak Creek profiles the powerful community response to the shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in 2012. After six Sikh worshippers were killed and Oak Creek Police Lieutenant...
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Weeks before his assassination, a journalist asked the great Indian leader and champion of non-violence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi what would happen to his philosophy of nonviolence after his death. His reply was both...
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"The Parliament of the World’s Religions vehemently condemns revengeful attacks killing 12 journalists and four Jews in France, and an estimated 1500 women and children in Nigeria. Now this cycle of revenge has engulfed...
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By Abdul Malik Mujahid Chair of the Board of Trustees, Parliament of the World's Religions “We have avenged the Prophet Mohammad," the gunmen shouted after killing 12 at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, yesterday. The...
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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Now Accepting 2015 Parliament Program Proposals through March 15! The most instrumental aspect of building the next Parliament is all in the program. So the Parliament is extending the proposal...
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Why the Cries of Eric Garner Have Spawned a National Movement By: Rev. Dr. Marshall E. Hatch New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church of Chicago The Leader's Network, Board Chairman The cries of Eric Garner have arrested our...
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Via Parliament Vice-Chair Rev. Dr. Larry Greenfield in response to data released by Pew quantifying the racial wealth gap in the United States: "Black Lives Matter" can have more than one meaning. We know the meaning,...
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Since June 18, 2004, the first day U.S. drones killed people in what has been called the U.S. “global war on terror,” people of faith have questioned whether the use of lethal drones is justifiable. Since then, the CIA...
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4 Days Remain to Save 60%! Super Saver Registration is Extended 'til December 10! With great enthusiasm, respect and gratitude to our host city of Salt Lake, we are meeting our registration goals and extending the Super...
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Fifteen-year-old Deon Gilbert was killed in the south side of Chicago on the night of November 7th by a single gun-shot to his abdomen. This promising young man attended Ellis Avenue Church almost every Sunday since he...
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It is with great pleasure that we announce two of the esteemed keynote speakers of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions: His Holiness The Dalai Lama & Dr. Karen Armstrong Read their biographies below *Both...
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The latest report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change provides evidence for climate change’s “widespread impacts” on the environment: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions are now higher than ever...
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Via HuffPost Religion Along with politics, poverty and culture, religion is often cited as a source of conflict throughout the world. However, the last 100 years reveal a growing interfaith movement in America -- one...
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During my first few months in medical school, I noticed that religion was rarely discussed. As a Theology minor in college, I knew that religion was an important part of life for many Americans; indeed, nearly 9 in 10...
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