“Inspiration & Hope” Broadcast Brings Interfaith Community Together in #PrayerforHumanity Observance

May 20, 2020

On Thursday, May 14th the Parliament of the World’s Religions joined faith leaders and peoples of faith around the world in observing the #PrayForHumanity campaign organized by the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity (HCHF). The #PrayForHumanity campaign calls on religious leaders and faithful around the world to a day of fasting, prayers and supplications for the good of all humanity for an end to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Watch the full broadcast below!

“Inspiration & Hope” was livestream on the Parliament YouTube channel and Facebook page with the participation of Trustees of the Board sharing excerpts from the Parliament’s “The Current Global Crisis”, inspiring prayers from their unique faith traditions, and performances from the 2018 Parliament that uplifted thousands in Toronto. Enjoy comments from live viewers below!

Read the full statement here!

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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