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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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The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago was a milestone for many industries blossoming on the world stage, especially the religions, where the first World's Parliament of Religions became the first formal "...
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The Parliament is proud to spotlight a woman without limits, who this year takes on yet another major responsibility in an already busy life. An ordained minister, activist, doctoral student, mother, and member of the...
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Authored by Parliament Staff Molly Horan, Director of Communications, and Austin Sisson, Executive Coordinator The Parliament of the World’s Religions was privileged to co-host Dr. Larycia Hawkins on April 26, 2016 in...
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On Monday, April 18th, the Parliament was invited to participate in an exciting panel discussion, located where it all began; at the Art Institute of Chicago, site of the original 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions...
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Though Jain monks seldom travel outside India, His Holiness Dr. Vasanth Vijay Maharaj detoured to Chicago to honor the Parliament with a illuminating visit, taking precious time from a rare U.S. tour. His Holiness is...
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Emeritus trustee of the Parliament, Dr. Paul Eppinger, was recently honored at the 11th annual Golden Rule Awards Banquet sponsored by the Arizona Interfaith Movement. One thousand people gathered at the Mesa, Arizona,...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions and SCUPE invite you to an April 26 program in Chicago featuring Dr. Larycia Hawkins with leaders from the Parliament of the World's Religions and: SCUPE World Council of Churches...
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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 invites all individuals and organizations in joining us to endorse an Interfaith Climate Change Statement being delivered to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the signing of the Paris...
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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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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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