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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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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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