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All the elements in this book concerning prejudice, discrimination, war, violence, distorted interpretations of religious texts, physical and mental abuse, poverty, and disease fall disproportionately on women and girls...
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By Simran Jeet Singh, Ph.D. Candidate in Religion, Columbia University Sr. Fellow at Sikh Coalition, Truman Fellow Parliament of the World's Religions Ambassador Via Simran Jeet Singh's Blog on The Huffington Post The...
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Via the Enough Project Applications are now being accepted for the Carl Wilkens Fellowship. The deadline to apply is May 21, 2014. The Carl Wilkens Fellowship is a selective year-long, part-time program that aims to...
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During the season of Passover we have responded to a murder spree outside Kansas City with a #LoveAlert from the global interfaith community, learned about Russian steps to profile a Jewish community in Ukraine, and...
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Global Interfaith Movement Acts for Kansas on Holy Weekend We, the global interfaith community, cherish the principle of shared humanity and champion the Golden Rule as the guiding principle of each of the world’s great...
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Connect on Facebook to share messages of support to the affected communities here: Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City Village Shalom United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Love Letters for the Jewish...
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Mahavir Jayanti is a holiday celebrated by Jains (Jainism is an ancient Indian religion) to observe the birth of Tirthankar Mahavir. Tirthankar is a liberated soul who has achieved Nirvana. Tirthankar established a...
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Kansas City, MO (April 15, 2014) – We extend our deepest sympathies for the families and friends of those killed and injured in the recent shootings in Overland Park at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions shares the feelings of sadness and horror expressed universally in response to Sunday’s tragic attack at Jewish community sites in Overland Park, Kansas which killed three persons...
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The Board of Trustees of the Parliament are building new plans after meeting in the historic library of Morehouse College’s Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel during the soul-stirring 29th Annual Martin Luther...
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By Imam Abdullah T. Antepli I’m one of only 11 full-time Muslim chaplains on a U.S. university campus, serving at Duke University. It’s the only place I know where it’s kosher and halal to pray for “the Devils.” If one...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions and the Charter for Compassion announce their strategic partnering for collaboratively supporting the Compassionate Cities movement around the world. Charter founder Dr. Karen...
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“The sad shooting incident in Fort Hood, Texas, is yet another example of how the culture of violence is destroying our humanity,” the Parliament of Religions said in a statement on behalf of Board Trustee Dr. Arun...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions is dedicating a new task force to move forward since becoming a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) associated to the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI) in...
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By Kathe Schaaf and Kay Lindahl for The Interfaith Observer Finally… We can’t help but notice that the world seems to have suddenly ‘discovered’ the value of women. After thousands of years living in the shadow of the...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions is pleased to support the Chicago premiere of Through the Fire hosted by Heshima Kenya and the Dr. Hawa Abdi Foundation. Via Heshima Kenya: The acclaimed documentary, Through the...
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A few days ago I joined with about 30 other students and staff members from Luther Seminary, and carpooled over to the Minneapolis Convention Center where we had the great joy and privilege of hearing His Holiness the...
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By Allison Stokes Ambassador, Parliament of the World’s Religions It seemed like a good idea at the time. The church in Seneca Falls had a For Sale sign in front with a “Price Reduced” banner across it. The structure,...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions Women’s Task Force is excited to announce its participation in the Multi-Religious Speakers Series on the Sacred Feminine and the Vital Nexus of Religion and Women’s Issues...
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Via the Parliament Women’s Task Force/Women of Spirit and Faith: Join in an evening of prayers from many faith traditions and circle dialogue exploring your commitment to women and girls and your intentions for this...
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