A Call to Our Guiding Institutions

June 6, 2015

This document was introduced at the 1999 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Cape Town, South Africa.  The Call to Our Guiding Institutions is an appeal for active, ongoing dialogue about the creation of a just, peaceful, and sustainable future. For this reason, the Call consists of specific invitations to various sectors of society, rather than sweeping declarations.

The following version was republished and copyrighted in 2015.

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