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What Parliament was missing: ACTION

For me, it was incredible to sit and hear from world leaders and Nobel laureates about the importance of faith in discussions on issues like climate change, women’s rights and the preservation of indigenous peoples. But something was missing: Action.

Claiming An Expanded Version of Love

Attending the 2015 Parliament of Religions alongside 10,000 other people an hour's drive from where I was born with my mother has had a powerful effect on me.

Taking action after Parliament

British author Karen Armstrong, who spoke several times at the parliament, told attendees to be prepared for action when they returned to their homes.

Casting Stones of Peace at the Parliament of World’s Religions

Peace is a common topic at the 2015 Parliament of Religions.

Preserving Trees: Environmentalists Reach Out To Faith Leaders

In the "Trees, Forests, and the Sacred" session at the 2015 Parliament of Religions, Jason Minton Brown explained how environmentalists, naturalists, and people concerned with biodiversity and deforestation are reaching out to religious groups for help in preserving sacred groves.

Quotables: At Parliament Faith Leaders combat hate speech, war, violence

Faith leaders tackle hate speech, war and violence at Parliament of the World's Religions

Japan: Leading the Way To a Nuclear Free World

Nuclear power plants have reopened but Kitatani is hopeful that they will be closed and Japan will continue to lead the way as an industrialized nation without the use of nuclear power.

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