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Karen Armstrong speaks on compassion in Menlo Park

Karen Armstrong, the noted writer, religious scholar, and founder of the Charter for Compassion, spoke last month to a special gathering in Menlo Park hosted by the Parliament of the World’s Religions. She spoke not only about the work of … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Interreligious Council

Plans are moving forward for the creation of a new multifaith organization in the South Bay. At a meeting last week at Antioch Baptist Church in San Jose, the planning team charged with the task of framing a process for … Continue reading

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Parliament Ends with Words from Dalai Lama

The Parliament of the World’s Religions came to an end today in Melbourne, after six days of dialogue, discussion, learning, and prayers of many traditions. In his closing address to the assembly, the Dalai Lama challenged them to work to … Continue reading

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Partner City Day Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day that the Silicon Valley Partner City Group will present its workshop at the Parliament of the World’s Religions: Developing an Interreligious Community: How Silicon Valley Used the Partner City Process. Members of the team include Rev. … Continue reading

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Parliament Partner City in the News

The news about San Jose/Santa Clara County’s new status as a Partner City of the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is beginning to spread. On Thursday, November 12, 2009, beginning at 8:00 am, there will be a … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley: Parliament Partner City

For the past year or so I have been working with a group from the South Bay Interfaith Steering Committee applying for “Partner City” status with the Parliament of the World’s Religions. We received word yesterday that San Jose and … Continue reading

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“Taking It to Melbourne”

Yesterday, several of us from the South Bay attended “Taking It to Melbourne: Preparing for the Parliament of the World’s Religions” at the Presidio Interfaith Center in San Francisco. The event was an official “Pre-Parliament Event,” and included reflections and … Continue reading

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