Sacred Space International

Sacred Space International was formed in response to the events of September 11, 2001 in New York City to address the apparent gap in understanding among the religions of the world. Sevral initiatives have since developed: (1) developng a commissioned collection of architecture models that represet the religions of the world including interior views of their sanctuary arrangements; (2) lectures on the Architecture of Faith, referring to a total of 15 world religions traditions in connection with one anotother, (3)on-site visits to religious sites and their congrations, and (4) year-long programs that develop comprehensive and sustainable interreligioous comunity building among diverse congregations in cities and neighborhoods.

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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