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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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Jetting from one runway to another, June 12 was a whirlwind for Executive Director Mary Nelson. Landing in Chicago from Parliament travels, Nelson beat thunderstorms to attend the couture Fleurotica 2013 show at the...
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A Many Splendored Jewel By Dr. Jim Doty Why, in a country that consumes 25% of the world’s resources (the U.S.), is there an epidemic of loneliness, depression, and anxiety? Why do so many in the West who have all of...
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Taking time to mark twenty years of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, on May 11, the Sikh Religious Society of Chicago opened doors to the interfaith community of Chicagoland to kickoff the...
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Solidarity Pledge One Year Later, Sharing Sacred Spaces Wraps Year Two June 10 is the first anniversary of the signing of a powerful solidarity pledge on the Federal Plaza in Chicago by the eight Sharing Sacred Spaces:...
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FAITHS AGAINST HATE PREMIERING PUBLIC TRAINING DAY IN NEW YORK In partnership with the Interfaith Institute of the Islamic Center of Long Island, CPWR Executive Director Dr. Mary Nelson and Chair Imam Malik Mujahid will...
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Slamming undocumented immigrants in the United States, the Federation for American Immigration Reform purchased a priceless time spot on Pandora Internet Radio the Southern Poverty Law Center says breed hate. Standing...
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Interfaith Youth Core training dates for young activists approaching soon require swift registrations. To join Chicago's conference, youth registration is today. Upcoming registration dates loom for area conferences in...
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Literature Awards Shine On Interfaith Memoir Advancing the Interfaith movement more into the mainstream, top awards in two literature competitions were snagged by peace builder and interfaith activist Ruth Broyde...
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"Religious Freedom Under Attack" headed a recent L.A. Times editorial. With tunnel vision squarely focusing on the status of turbulent nations, the column exposed merely the harshest facts in a new government report...
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BBC Traces the Change of Religions Religions have undergone major change since Hindus traditionally practiced animal sacrifice, or Mohammed’s portrait was featured in Islamic art. But how? CPWR Trustee Anne Benvenuti...
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Measuring Global Millennials On Religious Attitudes \Graphic by Viacom International The Next Normal Project The average percentage of global youth trusting religious leaders is now in the single digits. This “mass...
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Young adults take note that the North American Interfaith Network's annual Connect conference offers substantial discounts when registering by June 15. This year's events mark the 25th anniversary of the North American...
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A Hero of Mine All of us can look back over our lives as educators and identify people who have been significant role models. One of those persons for me has been Huston Smith. Perhaps the most important American...
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INTERFAITH EVENT FRIDAY: Solidarity Circle for Father Solalinde and the Caravan Opening Doors to Hope The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions in partnership with the DePaul University Office of Religious...
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Parliament Now Hiring: New Development Position DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE – JOB OPENING The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions (CPWR) has a rich history and current efforts in working with communities of...
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Patel’s Vision of Purposeful Interfaith Cooperation Interfaith Youth Core Founder Eboo Patel published a response this week to a Religious Dispatches essay critical of Interfaith as a cure for religious violence...
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By Leo D. Lefebure Board Trustee, Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions In 2007, a group of 138 Islamic scholars from a wide range of traditions issued “A Common Word between Us and You,” a public letter...
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