2015 Parliament – Opening Ceremony & Procession

The Opening Plenary: Opening Ceremony and Procession of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions took place in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 15th. The time to come together has finally arrived! People of faith working together for a more peaceful, just and sustainable world as assembled once again in the USA for the first time in more than 20 years. We join forces with the next generation of interfaith men and women ready to lead the movement forward.

Presenters: Governor Gary Herbert, Elder Clayton, Rabbi David Saperstein, Dharma Master Hsin Tao, Indarjit Singh, Mayor Ralph Becker, Mayor Ben McAdams, Lynn Gottlieb, Mr. Fahad Abualnasr, Adama Dieng

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Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions is headquartered in the City of Chicago, the traditional homelands of the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations, and other tribes such as the Miami, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Sac, and Fox. 

PoWR recognizes and respects Indigenous Peoples as traditional stewards of this land. We remain committed to the advancement of dignity and justice for Indigenous Peoples’ and their communities in the region and around the world.

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