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Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018

By: for RNS Press Release Service on Nov. 2, 2018
World News

 

The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest global interfaith gathering, will be held in Toronto from November 1 – 7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in Canada. The gathering will welcome close to 10,000 delegates from 80 countries, representing nearly 200 religious, spiritual, and Indigenous traditions.

Some of the high-profile presenters speaking at this year’s Parliament include:

  • Canadian author, Margaret Atwood
  • General Romeo Dellaire, Founder of the Romeo Dellaire Child Soldiers Initiative
  • The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Former Prime Minister of Canada
  • The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • The Honourable Bob Rae, Former Premier of Ontario

For the complete schedule of speakers, please visit www.parliamentofreligions.org.

The Parliament invites media to tune-in via Facebook live to the main stage of the 7th Parliament of the World’s Religions as luminaries from around the world and across the spheres of faith, government, activism, and the arts come together to explore, illuminate, and pose innovative solutions to the major issues of peace, justice and sustainability that animate the world’s largest and most diverse convening of the global interfaith movement.  In our 125th anniversary year, the Parliament will be broadcasting more than 30 hours of its most prestigious plenary and assembly events.

About Parliament of the World’s Religions 

The Parliament of the World’s Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world.

For more information about the seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions and for the full list of confirmed speakers, please visit: www.parliamentofreligions.org.

Follow The Parliament on Twitter @InterfaithWorld, Instagram @InterfaithWorld, and “like” them on Facebook.

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