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Attention students, clergy, and compassionate Chicagoans! Tickets are now on sale for the afternoon program and reception of Living Out the Vision, Saturday, November 16 at the Chicago Sinai Congregation. The 120/20-...
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(Via The Pluralism Project) - We invite you and your students, networks, and organizations to participate in our fourth annual Pluralism Project Photo Contest . We are looking for high-resolution digital images that...
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Ms. Suzanne Morgan, Senior Ambassador of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, commissioned 5 architectural models of sacred spaces that premiered in an Ohio exhibit this summer. Defining sacred beliefs...
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A Listening Session conducted by Parliament Ambassador Sanchay Jain in Jaipur, India brought together eleven members of the Hindu community at the Children’s Peace Palace, Anuvibha, Rajsamand. As many gathered were...
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The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions mourns the recent passing of Father Jorge Manzano, a dear friend and one of the leading lights of the interreligious movement in México. Padre Manzano was a...
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Celebrating the role of women in the 1893 Parliament, pioneers of the interfaith movement, is the passion of scholar Rev. Allison Stokes, Ph.D. Ambassador for the Parliament of World Religions and Founding Director of...
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The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions shares congratulations to Dr. Joshua Lincoln on his recent appointment as Secretary-General of the Baha’i International Community . The Centre will be undoubtedly...
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The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is thrilled to welcome Chicago-area Vivekananda Vedanta Society’s Swami Varadananda, one of three co-founding trustees of CPWR, to our Living Out The Vision...
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As the Parliament prepares to salute Swami Vivekananda anniversary celebrations upcoming across Chicago, festivities planned Sunday, October 6 present a veritable cultural homage to his legacy. The Vivekananda Vedanta...
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Considering that the Hindu America Foundation is issuing press releases and statements condemning the Parliament of the World’s Religions withdrawal from Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America’s event, it is important to...
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In the last week there has been some news about the Parliament’s withdrawal from an event which we had initially endorsed. To clarify the Parliament’s position, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the following...
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SWAMI VIVEKANANDA's opening address to the World's Parliament of Religions, Chicago, USA, 11 September, 1893 Sisters and Brothers of America, i t fills my heart with joy unspeakable to rise in response to the warm and...
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As Syria sits center in the world’s attention over the last weeks, watching the reaction of religious leaders to the prospect of military intervention has revived global anti-war sentiment. Peaceful resolution creating...
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The Women’s Task Force of CPWR will partner with Women of Spirit and Faith and numerous other faith and interfaith organizations to host a dynamic event this fall. Alchemy: Occupy Your Sacred Self will bring together...
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Dear Friends, 120 years ago leaders from religions east and west came together at the 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions with a vision for a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world. And the Interfaith Movement was...
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Jainism is an Eastern religion and philosophy dating back over 2600 years. The three major tenets to define Jainism are the path of Ahimsa, Anekantvad and Aprigraha (non-violence, multiple points of views and non-...
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A true friend of the Parliament and a member of the International Advisory Committee, a profound humanitarian, philanthropist, and legendry Mahendrabhai Gafurchand Mehta passed away on Monday August 26, 2013, in Mumbai...
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The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is currently seeking an administrative assistant intern to assist the Chair of the Board in the following: • Assist in such general office duties as monitoring...
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CPWR Trustees consider church-state matters serious, especially as these policies can either subsume or enhance interfaith advancement in the United States and by extension, the world. On whether or not the new move by...
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By Ebrahim Rasool and Ebrahim Moosa August 16, 2013 – Originally published in The Washington Post . Ebrahim Rasool is South Africa’s ambassador to the United States and the founder of the World For All Foundation...
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