In recognition of the work of
local organizers in fostering interfaith cooperation, peace and
social cohesion, the Partner Cities Network is pleased to
Francisco, California, USA
with the designation of Peace
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Taking It to Melbourne
Preparing for the December Parliament of Religions
Interfaith Center at the Presidio
July 12, 2009
- What do Chicago, Cape Town, and Barcelona have in common?
- How did a 19th century Hindu monk change world religion?
- What happens when 10,000 people from different spiritual
traditions converge in one place?
- To whom did the Australian government offer a collective
- And what are we taking to Melbourne?!?
These questions and more were explored at Taking It To Melbourne, a
Pre-Parliament of the World’s Religions Event. We had video clips
and pictures on a big screen along with personal stories of people
who have journeyed to past Parliaments. Rt. Rev. David Ponedel
showed photos and told stories from the last three Parliaments.
Interfaith filmmaker Ruth Broyde-Sharone, traveling the globe
promoting the Melbourne event, brought us up to date. And we had a
Californians (and visitors from afar) who have proposed workshops
for the Dec. 3-9, 2009, Parliament of the World’s Religions in
Melbourne were invited to be part of the program, taking two or
three minutes to explain their workshop proposals and why they are
important to them.
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