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On the 25th anniversary of the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN), more than 150 friends came together in Toronto over August 11 through 14 to convene the annual Connect conference. Leaders of religious, faith,...
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Hallelujah! 2013 may be the year that it became cool again to be a Christian. Given the last several decades of political domination of Christianity by a coalition that described themselves as ‘the religious right’, it...
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The Elijah Interfaith Institute presents the Guerrand-Hermès Forum of Interreligious Study of the Mystical and Spiritual Life. Mysticism-Elijah.Org connects scholars and seekers to a wide-range of courses, to peruse a...
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With sadness the Parliament of the World’s Religions shares a heartfelt reflection on the sudden July 4 passing of South Africa’s Father John Oliver, who founded the Cape Town Interfaith Initiative in South Africa. The...
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Join us for a Webinar on August 7 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/402227230 When a comment becomes dangerous, Interfaith activists must respond.From closed...
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By Attorney General Eric Holder This Monday, August 5th, marks the one-year anniversary of the senseless murders of six Sikh worshippers – Satwant Singh Kaleka, Paramjit Kaur, Prakash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Sita Singh and...
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One year after a hate-motivated gun massacre August 5, 2012, at the Sikh gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI., took the lives of six and critically wounded four more, a profound faith is working in mysterious ways. Devastating is...
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A coalition of Buddhist and Muslim leaders from South and South East Asia met in Bangkok on June 16th to endorse the 2006 Dusit Declaration, and to commit to act cooperatively with new proposals to stabilize inter-...
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The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions congratulates the Hindu American Foundation on their successful campaign to make October the Hindu-American Awareness and Appreciation Month in the state of...
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The Dalai Lama offered words of hope and encouragement to a youth delegation of world faiths organized by CPWR Ambassador Lachlan MacKay during a three-day tour of New Zealand. The Tibetan Buddhist leader and Nobel...
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Come celebrate with the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions! We are gathering to commemorate the birth of Interfaith in Chicago, the 1893 and 1993 Parliament of the World’s Religions, and to honor the...
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I NEVER SAW ANOTHER BUTTERFLY Who better to teach us the consequences of hate than children who were victims of the Holocaust. Though the Nazis attempted to conceal the reality of concentration camp horrors at the time...
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I am so honoured to receive this prize. I am also most grateful to Dr Nayef Al-Rodhan and the British Academy for drawing attention in this way to the need for transcultural understanding. One of the chief tasks of our...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions faced difficulty in the early nineties pumping up the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago to participate in plans for the centennial Parliament of 1993. Then came Sister Joan McGuire...
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On July 4, 1776, thirteen colonies on the East Coast of what became the United States declared independence from mother England, thus giving citizens ever since a great occasion. Their act represented only a beginning...
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Religious freedom initiatives are booming in recent global surveys. Leveling the playing field for social cohesion, these advances propel Interfaith to a global tidal wave now crossing the borders of more than half of...
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WOMEN’S TASK FORCE IS STANDING WITH MALALA. WILL YOU? Via WalkFree.Org and A World At School Every young person should have the opportunity to learn, but that’s not currently the reality for over 57 million out-of-...
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Registration closes July 5 for a 3-day intensive interfaith leadership development retreat for adults over July 23 – 25 with Chicago-based Seminary Consortium on Urban Pastoral Education (SCUPE). Parliament of the World...
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Dear Carter Center Partner, Join us for the 2013 Human Rights Defenders Forum. This year’s agenda will focus on the role of religion in advancing women’s rights . The forum will be webcast live at cartercenter.org on:...
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Run, Hide, or Fight First U.S. Government Guide Released For Confronting Gunmen in Houses of Worship June 20, 2013 On Tuesday, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden announced the government’s first guidebook instructing faith...
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