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The Aspen, Colorado JCC is hosting a symposium this June to advance interfaith dialogue through four-days of programs. Parliament Trustee Rev. Dr. John Pawlikowski, OSM, will present his program entitled Confronting...
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Last weekend, I traveled with Molly (our Director of Communications) to New York City to participate in the annual convention of the Religion Communicators Council. Besides learning how to use the sprawling NYC subway...
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The Parliament Condemns Easter Sunday Attack on Pakistani Christian Minority Stands with Innocent Civilian Victims of Worldwide Extremism Promotes Marrakesh Declaration , Interfaith Harmony as Practical Means to...
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Friends, How to describe what feelings are in my heart now that Brussels has been under attack and so many people have been killed by terrorist attacks? What to do now? It is a chilling thought that I know and used that...
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Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Luminosa Award for Unity, an honor presented annually since 1998 by the Focolare Movement Mariapolis Luminosa of North America. The Focolare...
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Parliament Chair Dr. Robert Sellers and his wife, Janie Sellers, were guests of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, California on Saturday, March 12, for a luncheon organized for Sellers to meet with area faith...
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Sojourners is celebrating Women's History Month by publishing a new interfaith series of women's writings, taking a religiously diverse approach to stories of heroic women in their lives. The (S)heroes of Faith series...
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During the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 60), the Parliament of the World's Religions, the Temple of Understanding and the United Religions Initiative are co-sponsoring An...
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Food Sovereignty, Women & Sustainability: The Roots of System Change 2016 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Friday, March 18, 2016 Salvation Army (SA), 221 E. 52nd St., New York 8:30 AM in the...
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It gives me great pleasure to introduce the new Executive Director of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, Dr. Larry Greenfield, former Trustee and Vice Chair of the Parliament, who previously served as Executive...
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Inspired by the Salt Lake City Parliament and eager to move into more collaborative ventures with government officials and ecological organizations because of a sense of crisis, the Southern California Parliament of the...
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A Convergence Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 - the day before this was written - was a convergence. It marked the one year anniversary of the murders of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife of six weeks Yusor Mohammad Abu-...
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The global interfaith community gears up annually to demonstrate love between neighbors across the world, February 1 - 7. These days mark the official United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, a time when...
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan will become a better place to live if exchange of ideas keeps on taking place. There is not much difference in the original messages of love in all faiths. Synthesis of the philosophies of the genius...
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It was my privilege, on behalf of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, to attend the January 25-27 Marrakech Conference on the Rights of Religious Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Lands, conducted under the high...
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I just finished reading Jim Wallis’s new and timely book, America’s Original Sin – Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America. Although White Christians and churches are the primary focus of this book, it...
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News from a January 6 National Catholic Reporter story announced, “Pope Francis has released his first-ever video message for the traditional papal prayer intention for the month, movingly calling on people of different...
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Just a few days into January 2016 and my tenure as the new Chair of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, I want to wish you a productive and meaningful new year! I hope that wherever you live and whatever you do...
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Dear Friends, As I leave the Parliament as its board chair, I want to express my profound gratitude for all that we have accomplished together. No one of us could have done this alone. But together what we have achieved...
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The Board of Trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions has selected Dr. Robert P. Sellers to serve as Chair of the Board for its next term beginning January 1, 2016. A five-year Parliament trustee who has...
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