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The Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University has provided a study on Catholic attitudes toward Islam and Muslims that is exemplary in its honesty and transparency. But...
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The Ambassador Advisory Council (AAC) is made up of Parliament Ambassadors who dedicate their time, effort, and professional experience to develop and improve the Ambassador program. Each month Ambassadors will be...
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Skyler Oberst, an Ambassador of the Parliament of the World's Religions who serves as the President of the Spokane Interfaith Council in the state of Washington, offers interfaith ally advice to communities facing hate...
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Because of Professor Wiesel... By Karen Leslie Hernandez – Ambassador --- I was incredibly sad to hear of Professor Wiesel’s death a couple of weeks ago. Many know him as Elie Wiesel, but, for me, he was my professor...
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From Larry Greenfield, Executive Director, Parliament of the World’s Religions The Parliament of the World’s Religions has a focused commitment to address issues of violence. It is one of three critical issues that hold...
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To Our Muslim Sisters and Brothers, Those of us who are not Muslims cannot imagine how devastating the tragic events of the last days of Ramadan have been for you. We know that there is wide consensus that these...
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By Fr. John Pawlikowski, Parliament of the World's Religions Board of Trustees, Special to The Crux For Elie Wiesel, who died July 2 at 87 years old, madness was not insanity. It was rather the willingness, often in the...
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The Ambassador Advisory Council (AAC) is made up of Parliament Ambassadorswho dedicate their time, effort, and professional experience to develop and improve the Ambassador program. Each month Ambassadors will be...
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Parliament Ambassador Susan M. Pudelek is an active member of the interfaith community in the Chicago area. Check out some of the events she participated and attended recently! A Parliament Ambassador in Chicago By...
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Action, Compassion and Commemoration: Meeting the Dalai Lama on my path with the Parliament of the World’s Religions By Dr. Carl Jylland-Halverson I, along with 6,400 other people attended a talk on compassion at the...
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Last week, I had the opportunity to join 60 faith leaders in New Orleans for the Greenfaith annual Climate Convergence. My elevator speech in the days since has been something along these lines: “It was an interfaith...
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Parliament of the World’s Religions Statement on the Homophobic Massacre of LGBTQI Community Members and Allies in Orlando To the friends, families, and neighbors of the victims in Orlando: We, the global community of...
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Report on May 12, 2016 Program, “Participation of Indigenous Peoples in the Parliament of the World’s Religions” The 15th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues was held at United Nations headquarters in...
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The North American Interfaith Network (NAIN) is an organization of continental scope and character that had spent 25 years creating opportunities for interreligious and intercultural dialogue in cities across North...
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SCUPE 4-Day Intensive in Chicago June 6 - 10 Explores Religious Pluralism's Challenge to Christianity Faculty: Dr. Paul Knitter and SCUPE President/Parliament Trustee Dr. Shanta Premawardhana Students will explore...
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As part of a far-reaching U.S. tour, devotees of the former Divine Life Society leader and 1993 Parliament luminary Swami Chidananda Maharaj took the stage on Saturday, May 20th at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago to...
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Speech Delivered by Swami Yatidharmananda of Swami Chidananda Sevashram in Rishikesh, India on the Celebration of the Birth Centenary of Swami Chidananda at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, May 20, 2016. Om Guru...
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The public is invited to join in followers of revered Hindu guru Swami Chidananda for a dinner and program Saturday, May 21 at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago celebrating the centenary of his birth, which falls in...
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A Preface from Parliament Executive Director Dr. Larry Greenfield The Parliament of the World’s Religions is committed to cultivating harmony among religious and spiritual communities across the globe. That, in turn,...
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Every one of us emerged from our mothers. But that, in the birth sense, isn’t what most of us remember and cherish most about our moms. It’s our emerging into the development of a self that is far more important. That’s...
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