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By Arun Gandhi The Parliament of World Religions condemns all forms of violence any where in the world. While the world claims to be progressing toward civilization, the actions of brutal ethnic violence in Sri Lanka...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions tells a 121-year story of extraordinary, inspired people from around the world- belonging to literally hundreds of faith traditions- coming together with global leaders to create...
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The Parliament extends deepest joy in congratulating Parliament Board Trustee John Pawlikowski, OM, on his receipt of the Murray award given by the Catholic Theological Society. The Servite Provincial Office Order of...
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Women & Girls Victimized, Killed in the Name of Honor – Rampant Impunity By Syeda Hameed Lahore (Women’s Feature Service) – On May 28, 2014, Farzana Parveen was stoned to death outside the Lahore High Court in...
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By Rev. John L. McCullough and Rev. David Beckmann Via “The Hill”​ As religious leaders and faith-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) committed to promoting the dignity of every human being, we are keenly aware...
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Via Asian Human Rights Commission 9 June 2014 – The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that the life of a lady lawyer and human rights defender is under threat for pursuing the murder case of...
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via Aamir Hussain’s Huffington Post Blog featuring collaborator Murali Bajali The United States is truly exceptional in the fact that it “peacefully combines a high degree of religious devotion with tremendous religious...
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Religion is often accused of causing much of the polarization in the world. Those who perpetrate violence through words and actions often point to religion as justification. However, the Parliament supports the notion...
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I love my city of Chicago. One of my prouder moments occurred in 2010 which, to me, witnessed the manifestation of about ten years of outreach, communication, and deepening mutual respect across normative borders. It...
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Over 300 persons died in Cook County in the past year and were buried by the Medical Examiner’s office because no friends or family were available to receive their bodies. Their names were read in solemn dignity at a...
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As a Parliament Ambassador, Karen Hernandez focuses on illustrating the West Coast’s interfaith work through profiling organizations from San Francisco and beyond. This month’s post features the United Religions...
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As our united prayers continue for the peoples of the Central African Republic, Nigeria, and Kenya, we now mourn the lives lost through escalating acts of violence throughout the continent. The global interfaith...
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Spanning four full pages in one of Israel’s leading newspapers, over 430 Rabbis and influential Jewish leaders have signed an open letter of welcome to Pope Francis on his trip to Israel. The welcome message will be...
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By Jim Wallis and Dalia Mogahed for Sojourners The brutal abduction of several hundred Nigerian schoolgirls has stunned and outraged the world. A violent organization called Boko Haram, and its leader Abubakar Shekau,...
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At a time when inviting advisers to serve students of minority faiths at many U.S universities is still making headlines, the University of Chicago has just appointed its third successive Religious Advisor to Pagan...
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By Tahil Sharma Student, University of LaVerne Youth Representative of the Parliament of the World’s Religions United Nations DPI-NGO, My selection to represent the Parliament at the United Nations DPI-NGO began with a...
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“Faiths Coming Together through Awareness, Compassion and Justice” was presented by the Edmonton Committee for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, sponsored by the City of Edmonton, with support from the Edmonton...
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By Rev. Dr. Anne Benvenuti Parliament Trustee, Co-Chair, Parliament Women's Task Force The following excerpt highlights the work of the Parliament and world leaders to recalibrate the religious contexts in which...
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By Dr. Rob Sellers Parliament Trustee For more than a decade, my life as a Christian has been enriched and my commitment to the Christ Way deepened through my study of the world’s great religions and my relationships...
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The Edmonton Committee for a Parliament of the World's Religions presents "Faiths Coming Together Through Awareness, Compassion and Justice," a Partner City celebration and interfaith conference May 1 - 4 at the...
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