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Why Author Tom Lemberg Joins Parliament Board, and How Interfaith Values Can Heal Democracy Tom Lemberg recently began his term as a board trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. His book “Difficult Times”...
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On Friday, January 17 falls the 2014 observance of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees in the Roman Catholic Church. His Holiness Pope Francis sets the theme Towards a Better World for this year’s observance with the...
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Our society has whitewashed the civil rights leader’s life and deeds. On Monday, we should remember his dream of beloved community and his commitment to activism. By Jay Youngdahl , President and columnist of...
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As an Ambassador for CPWR living in San Francisco, it seemed like a good idea to write about and share what’s occurring in the interfaith scene here. The good news is that there’s a lot happening. Here presents a simple...
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The registration for World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014 is on, and the winning organizer will be awarded a $25,000 prize. Why do it? To inspire harmony across the world through any event, from a community-focused...
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The Parliament of the World’s Religions, an official member NGO of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI) , will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week, the official United Nations week held...
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This synopsis of the Evangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis was composed by Trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Dr. Leo D. Lefebure. Part 1 (full paper publication ) emphasizes the mission of the Catholic...
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Through elections held November 15 by the Board of Trustees of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, author, scholar, and founder of the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Non-violence, Dr. Arun Manilal Gandhi...
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Via the Doha Center for Interfaith Dialogue based in Doha, Qatar : Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) based in Doha, Qatar, is pleased to announce Call for Entries for The Doha International...
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This synopsis of the Evangelii Gaudium of Pope Francis was composed by Trustee of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Dr. Leo D. Lefebure. Part 1 emphasizes the mission of the Catholic Church in the world, and...
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Parliament of the World’s Religions Trustee Dr. Arun Gandhi shares this discussion starting-reflection on enemies and debates, especially in the interfaith context, in remembrance of the lessons in non-violence he...
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The Pope on Unequal Wealth Originally appeared in the ‘Sightings’ column of The Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School/December 2, 2013 “Pope attacks ‘tyranny’ of markets in manifesto” (...
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As the world mourns the death of President Nelson Mandela of South Africa, affectionately known as Madiba, it is important that we don’t get too embroiled in sentiments and, in our grief, make the mistake of...
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“On December 5, 2013, the world lost one of its greatest statesmen, Mr. Nelson Mandela. Exactly fourteen years earlier, on December 5, 1999, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa,...
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We all knew of Nelson Mandela’s state and his age. Yet, his death is still a tremendous loss to all of us who learned to struggle against all odds from the man who put his trust in the humanity of his oppressors, the...
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A few years ago I was standing in Nelson Mandela Square in the center of a large shopping mall in Sandton, South Africa admiring the famous 20 ft. statue of Mandela. As I stood there, one after another Afrikaner...
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, ‘Madiba,’ has now passed into the Light. He was here now he is everywhere. He reminded us that although we have the machinery of war, it is only by our nonviolent choices that we can create...
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On the day the Nelson Mandela has died, the Parliament of the World’s Religions remembers a speech that shook the souls of Interfaith fourteen years ago to the day. Speaking on the evening of Sunday, December 5, 1999,...
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It is a warm reunion with Kusumita P. Pederson of New York who has now returned to the Parliament Board of Trustees following re-election after the mandatory time-off period required after a previous completed terms has...
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A Preface by Imam Dr. Abdul Malik Mujahid, Chair of the Board of Trustees Human interconnectedness has been transformed dramatically by technology. However, our hearts and our minds are yet to be aligned with the God-...
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