May 6, 2013
The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is pleased to welcome all to a kickoff Interfaith celebration of our 20th anniversary! Partake in spiritual music, prayer, and conversation to look back on the 1993 Parliament of World Religions and move forward to a harmonious interfaith future! Attendees are welcomed to share in Langar (a meal) directly following the celebration.
When: Saturday, May 11 | 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Meal to follow)
Where: Sikh Religious...
April 29, 2013
Our life experiences are shaped and colored by violence. Whether we are dealing with a child caught in the cross fire of gang activity or violence against our religious community or that of our neighbors, transformative leadership demands that we bring...
April 10, 2013
By Marcus Braybrooke for The Interfaith Observer
The Early Years of the Interfaith Movement
The legacy of the 1893 World Parliament of Religions did not live up to the high hopes of its organizers. The dream of a new era of universal peace too soon became the bloody nightmare of twentieth century battlefields and genocide.
The modern Parliament of the World’s Religions began twenty years ago in Chicago. A 100-year celebration of the first Parliament of the World’s Religions in 1893 became a revival for global interfaith. There and then, we declared the mission we continue today; convening global citizens of spirit and faith, connecting a network of worldwide communities, and enabling the dialogue among us to transform into action. The collective goal over these years?
March 27, 2013
Two prolific voices on religion will begin writing for the Parliament of the World’s Religions this spring.
Pope Francis is widely garnering praise from Western media for his no-thrills style of Catholic leadership. Paring down the euphoria, CPWR Board Member John Pawlikowski shares a more discerning vision of the Pope’s appointment. Reaching out to other faith communities is an important and...
March 14, 2013
Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions For Immediate Release
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February 26, 2013
- By John T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.DCatholic Theological Union, ChicagoBoard Trustee, Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions
Benedict XVI’s papacy has been marked by ups and downs. There was more than one colossal “faux pas” (.e.g the Regensburg speech) with regard to Muslims (and the Bishop Williamson affair). Overall, however, Benedict generally kept intact the interreligious thrust of the...