Memorials

Irfan Ahmed Khan
PWR Trustee Emeritus Dr. Ahmed Irfan Khan passed away in April, 2018. His life is remembered by the Chicago Sun-Times here. Dr. Irfan Ahmad Khan was a supreme scholar and activist who personified the wisdom of the Quran...
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This piece originally appears in the Interfaith Observer and is republished with permission. A BOLD VISIONARY OF THE INTERFAITH MOVEMENT The Reverend William E. Lesher – Bill to his friends – was a man of many parts and...
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is deeply saddened to share news of the passing of our Chair Emeritus Rev. Dr. William E. Lesher , who led two of our five major modern Parliaments over the course of his...
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A pillar of the Parliament of the World’s Religions left us—physically—on Tuesday, January 23. But in a deeper sense, there’s no way that Bill Lesher could ever leave us. The Rev. Dr. William E. Lesher was there at the...
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