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Dear Friends of the Parliament of the World's Religions, In ten days I will step down as Chair of the Parliament and bring to a close one of the most stimulating and profoundly meaningful involvements of my life...
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​WHEN PEOPLE OF FAITH AND CONSCIENCE COME TOGETHER FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND SUSTAINABILITY, A NEW WORLD IS POSSIBLE. Please join the Parliament of the World's Religions in our 125th anniversary year to build a more...
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Hon. Michał Kurtyka COP 24 President-designate Secretary of State Ministry of the Environment, Poland Hon. Patricia Espinosa Executive Secretary United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change November 20, 2018...
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Nov 11 th 2018 We remember! I had the honor of presenting for the second time at the Parliament- a 100-year-old Interfaith Institution- on my work as a Chaplain as well as my community engagement work with Toronto’s...
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The following statement, developed by Jonathan Granoff of the Global Security Institute, with the supportive consultations of our esteemed Parliament presenters former Canadian Prime Minister Right Honorable Kim...
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This address was given live by Dr. Robert P. Sellers at the November 2nd plenary on "Faith and Interfaith: From Grassroots to the Globe" at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions in Toronto, Canada. Photo Credit:...
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GLOBAL INTERFAITH COALITION CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE AND ADMINISTRATION OF AID IN YEMEN A Statement by the United Religions Initiative, The Charter of Compassion, and The Parliament of the World’s Religions Yemen...
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It’s only my second day of the conference, but I already know my favorite part. (For the record: I reserve the right to discover a new favorite part, just in case.) Let me preface this favorite-part declaration with an...
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As final preparations were being made for the opening ceremony of the Parliament of World Religions on Thursday afternoon, one of my classmates at the University of Chicago overheard me and another classmate talking...
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Today we learned of a massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States. As we write this, the tragedy claimed the life of eleven people at the...
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Twenty-five years ago, the Parliament of the World’s Religions made an audacious decision. It would offer the world something it had never had—a declaration expressing the ethical commitments held in common by the world...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions cordially invites Hindu friends and guests of all spiritual and ethical traditions to a colourful celebration of Hindu Heritage Month and Diwali! Come to enjoy music, dance, and...
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We would like to remind U.S participants that election day - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - falls during the Parliament. If you are attending the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, please remember that you may be in...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions, in collaboration with Spiritual Playdate , is hosting the inaugural Interfaith Family Festival at the 2018 Parliament in Toronto from November 2 to November 6 at the Metro...
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The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions welcomes 17 new luminaries as Voices of PoWR, bringing wisdom, advocacy, and progressive change to the world and to the 7th Parliament this November 1 - 7 in Toronto, Canada...
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The Parliament is seeking nominations for seven distinguished awards that will be presented at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions this November 1 - 7 in Toronto, Ontario. On the 25th and 125th anniversary year...
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YOUTH PoWR, an initiative of the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, hosted its annual gathering this past Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at the SGI Centre in Sydney, Australia. This year's theme was "Harmony for...
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The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and Salam Institute for Peace and Justice are offering a special three-day workshop in preparation for the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions, as an official Pathways to PoWR Pre...
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"Religions are different roads converging upon the same point. What does it matter that we take different roads so long as we reach the same goal?" - Dr. Arun Gandhi Twelve new speakers join the 2018 Parliament of the...
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Click to View Panels Click to Watch: KEYNOTE ADDRESS: In April, 2018, the PWR proudly co-sponsored the conference, “Grappling with the Global Ethic : Multi-Religious Perspectives on Global Issues,” organized by staff...
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