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Another installment of the CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series will be held on Monday, February 9, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET) and will feature Mary Evelyn Tucker, co-director of Yale University's...
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The Charlie Hebdo incident: we cannot not sight it and refrain from all comment. It would be redundant to revisit here the obvious aspects of the incident. Thus, obviously, the murderers at the office of the French...
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By Abdul Malik Mujahid Chair of the Board of Trustees, Parliament of the World's Religions “We have avenged the Prophet Mohammad," the gunmen shouted after killing 12 at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, yesterday. The...
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Since June 18, 2004, the first day U.S. drones killed people in what has been called the U.S. “global war on terror,” people of faith have questioned whether the use of lethal drones is justifiable. Since then, the CIA...
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During my first few months in medical school, I noticed that religion was rarely discussed. As a Theology minor in college, I knew that religion was an important part of life for many Americans; indeed, nearly 9 in 10...
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The Statement of the Vision Camp held in July 2014 in the West Bank affirmed by 50 peacemakers of Jewish and Arab descent, joined by international activists. Fifty peacemakers joining from Israel and Palestine have just...
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The Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago (CRLMC) presented its inaugural Interreligious Leadership Award recognizing the distinguished His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, Ilene Shaw, and Rabbi Herman...
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Via Asian Human Rights Commission 9 June 2014 – The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that the life of a lady lawyer and human rights defender is under threat for pursuing the murder case of...
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Religion is often accused of causing much of the polarization in the world. Those who perpetrate violence through words and actions often point to religion as justification. However, the Parliament supports the notion...
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As a Parliament Ambassador, Karen Hernandez focuses on illustrating the West Coast’s interfaith work through profiling organizations from San Francisco and beyond. This month’s post features the United Religions...
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