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Reclaiming the heart of our humanity The Official Report of the 6th Parliament of the World   s Religions
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History of the Parliament  1893 PARLIAMENT 1893 PARLIAMENT CHICAGO, USA ATTENDEES  3,000 - 7,000  1993 PARLIAMENT 1993 PAR...
2004 PARLIAMENT  Dr Shirin Ebadi  Dr. Jane Goodall  2004 PARLIAMENT BARCELONA, SPAIN ATTENDEES  9,000  In collaboration wi...
Reclaiming THE HEART OF OUR HUMANITY  I believe the interfaith movement can contribute in helping to save the world. But n...
A word from the Executive Director It was   and remains   personal for me. The theme, that is, of the 2015 Parliament of t...
The Global Interfaith Movement Reclaims the Heart of Our Humanity  Working Together With Compassion for a World of Peace, ...
LIGHTING THE SACRED FIRE The first day of the Parliament began with a sunrise ceremony at which indigenous elders consecra...
Three Critical Issues, Three Critical Constituencies Over 800 programs and eight major plenary sessions openly confronted ...
THE INAUGURAL WOMEN   S ASSEMBLY AND PROGRAM INITIATIVE FOR GLOBAL ADVANCEMENT  When women face discrimination and persecu...
Women   s Assembly Part I  Women   s Assembly Part II  From Mormon women opening their home, to Muslim women confronting s...
At the Parliament, Women Spoke First. The vision of the Inaugural Women   s Assembly was to       Address the responsibili...
WELCOMING THE WORLD TO UTAH  Opening Plenary The 2015 Parliament of the World   s Religions Opening Plenary began on the e...
   With the permission of the indigenous community, the original people of this land, on behalf of the board, with love in...
Major Speakers of the Opening Ceremony Abdul Malik Mujahid     Governor Gary Herbert     Mr. Fahad Abualnasr     Elder L. ...
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Parliament by numbers The Global Interfaith Movement  10,359  3500 75  Inaugural Women Countries Assembly Participants  TO...
Advaita Vedanta     Adventist     Aetherius Society     Agnostic     Ahmadiyya     Anglican     Animist     Anthroposophy ...
faith in women  Faith in Women Plenary  Full   The PLENARY Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States and global ...
involved in decision-making within religions and in every sphere that involves their lives.  Diverse but complementary exp...
Major Speakers of the Faith in Women Plenary Katie Jo Welch     Audrey Kitagawa, JD     Rabbi Amy Eilberg     Mother Maya ...
Gallery  Photo  Red Tent Movement
Who are the Emerging Leaders   Listening to the voice of emerging Leaders  24   ParliamentOfReligions.org  It was fitting ...
Photo  Inter Religious Federation for World Peace     This is the way school should be. You can go anywhere and learn anyt...
Dr. Eboo Patel not only contributed his dazzling charm to the Parliament by co-hosting the evening plenary, but he also sp...
The Rise of Interreligious Studies John Kerry has famously and publicly claimed that, were he to go back to college all ov...
Major Speakers of the emerging leaders Plenary Pardeep Singh Kaleka     K.R. Ravindran     Honey and the Sting     Heba El...
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Income Inequality  Consuming Less, Sharing More  Income Inequality Plenary  Full   The PLENARY The release of a dishearten...
Moral Imperatives Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, addressed the plenary via video by sharing the    M...
major Speakers on Income Inequality HH the XIV Dalai Lama  via exclusive video address      Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith ...
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Confronting War, Violence   Hate Speech Plenary Part I  Confronting War, Violence   Hate with Love and Compassion  Watch P...
The War, Violence and Hate Speech Plenary fit perfectly into the lattice of similar programming at the Parliament, proving...
major Speakers of the WAR, Violence and hate speech plenary Rev. Allan Boesak     Medea Benjamin     Dr. John Esposito    ...
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Climate Change  Protecting the Only Earth We Have  Climate Change Plenary  Full   In an address at the Religion   s for th...
In 2015, Pope Francis wrote and published his second papal encyclical Laudato si     On Care for Our Common Home, which ma...
The Plenary Of the Parliament   s mission to achieve a more peaceful, just and sustainable world, no issue pressed for mor...
Sustainability in Action Speaking in the program    From Worship to WASH  Religious Leaders Come Together in the Name of W...
Major Speakers of THE CLIMATE CHANGE PLENARY Al Gore  via exclusive video address      Marc Barasch     Dr. Katharine Hayh...
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Solidarity with Indigenous Communities  We began by going through a    smudge    purification ritual officiated by a kindl...
The Plenary The crescendo of the Salt Lake Parliament happened on its final day when the Indigenous Communities of the wor...
Major Speakers of THE Indigenous PLENARY W  nd   Ab  mb  l       Ta   Kaiya Blaney     Rupert Steele     Dr. Rangimarie Tu...
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CONNECTING THE WORLD    May I please be heard saying how grateful I am to listen to all these diverse, global voices in a ...
Parliament in the Press  On engaging media, the Parliament of the World   s Religions means business. On the opening page ...
Parliament in the Press From the heartland of the U.S. to each corner of the globe Across prominent global news websites, ...
PBS - Religion and Ethics Newsweekly Portland Press Herald Public News Service Religion News Service Salt Lake Tribune San...
Program Tracks The Tracks 1,997 people presented in 855 Sessions in 24 different program tracks to create a Parliament whe...
The INTERfaith Tracks The interreligious tracks focused on structured opportunities for dialogue with a wide range of inte...
ROOM TO CONNECT it was the shared conversations and newly-formed relationships that made the Parliament Bazaar so powerful...
From Salt Palace to Sacred Space  Pop-Up Spiritual Stations  The Gathering Place   Cultural Hall Connected to the main lob...
ROOM TO CONNECT  Sacred Music Night and the Song and Dance throughout the Parliament The music of the Parliament took on i...
The    emPOWR    Film Festival Adjacent to the Salt Palace Convention Center is the Utah Museum of Contemporary Arts  UMOC...
The Legacy of Langar The Legacy of Langar A cherished part of Parliament lore is the legacy of langar. The story goes like...
Photo  Huffington Post  down the aisles dishing out rice, yogurt, chickpeas, pasta and fruit in large tin buckets. They pr...
Honorees of the 2015 parliament Faith Against Hate Award Honoree  For an exceptional contribution to countering hate withi...
Ahimsa Award  Honoree  For an exceptional contribution that enhances and strengthens the interfaith community through non-...
Cultivation of Harmony Award Recognizing organizations for their outstanding contribution to interfaith community  Honoree...
Closing Ceremony An ambitious    To-Do    list opened the commissioning of the 2015 Parliament of the World   s Religions,...
the final speakers of the 2015 parliament John Dayal     Shaykh Omar Suleiman     H.H. Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji  ...
Thanking Our Hosts With unparalleled natural beauty, convenient transportation, and remarkable hospitality, Salt Lake City...
Photo  Salt Lake Tribune
2015 Board of Trustees  Acknowledgments Ms. Crystal McCormick  Board Emeriti  Dr. Ghulam  -Haider Aasi Dr. Akbar Ahmed Mrs...
Most Rev. Placido Rodriguez Mr. Theodore Rojahn Rabbi Brant Rosen Abbot Leo Ryska Swami Sarveshananda Rabbi Herman Schaalm...
Acknowledgments Salt Lake City Local Chris Pieper - Chair Ellie Anders Susan Soleil Stephen Trimble  Brian Savage Developm...
Kusumita Pedersen Rajvir Singh Arnold Thomas United Nations Task Force Kusumita Pedersen - Chair Aisha al  -Adawiya Anne B...
2015 Parliament Ambassadors Robyn Adams, Littleton, CO, USA Rosalia Lozano Benitez, Nex, Mexico Yamini Bhandari, Ithaca, N...
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