June 27, 2014
By Kevin Childress
There simply was no diversity in the small southern town I grew up in. Virtually 100 percent of the population was white, middle-class Baptists. The most “exotic” people in town...
June 24, 2014
By Arun Gandhi
The Parliament of World Religions condemns all forms of violence any where in the world. While the world claims to be progressing toward civilization, the actions of brutal ethnic violence in Sri Lanka and Myanmar, as well as in other parts of the world, must be strongly...
June 17, 2014
A Parliament, in essence, is a big conversation.”
-Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Parliament of the World’s Religions
The Parliament of the World’s Religions tells a 121-year story of ordinary people from around the world- belonging to literally hundreds of faith traditions- coming together to know each other and act in harmony. Where common bonds and prayers transcend spiritual paths and national origin, luminaries and...
June 12, 2014
By Rev. John L. McCullough and Rev. David Beckmann
Via “The Hill”
May 28, 2014
Over 300 persons died in Cook County in the past year and were buried by the Medical Examiner’s office because no friends or family were available to...
May 27, 2014
As our united prayers continue for the peoples of the Central African Republic, Nigeria, and Kenya, we now mourn the lives lost through escalating acts of violence throughout the continent.
The global interfaith communities of URI and the Parliament call for love and solidarity to bring...
April 29, 2014
All the elements in this book concerning prejudice,...