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G20 World Religious Leaders’ Statement on A Sustainable World Economy and Economic Prosperity

GLOBAL PEACE INITIATIVE OF WOMEN Concluding Statement: G20 World Forum of Religious and Spiritual Leaders Seoul, South Korea, December 2010 We, a group of religious and spiritual leaders from around the world, representing the Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Humanist, Jewish, Muslim, … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Sustainability and A Global Consciousness

One of my late teachers, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, once said:  “The modern person behaves as if the sole purpose of the universe were to satisfy their needs.”  His challenge:  “we must not give in to that reality, but rather … Continue reading

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Religious Leaders Urge UN Delegates to Take Action Now for a Low Carbon World

As the climate summit reaches new momentum with COP 16 in Cancun, a coalition of United States religious organizations, the National Religious Coalition on Creation Care, (nrccc.net) will present a collection of religion body resolutions and statements on Climate Change … Continue reading

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Climate Change Beyond Diplomacy: Thinking Outside the Box

In a world where matters of faith seem so often and so tragically to divide us, there is no issue that aligns us more deeply than our shared dependence upon and sacred responsibility to this tiny planet, enfolded within its … Continue reading

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A Rabbi’s Journey to Rome: Building Bridges of Hope: Success Stories and Strategies for Interfaith Action

I was invited to Rome by the U.S. Embassy and the Vatican’s Pontifical Gregorian University for a major one-day conference on October 12, entitled: “Building Bridges of Hope: Success Stories and Strategies for Interfaith Action.” The program’s vision was to … Continue reading

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Abrahamic Faith Leaders Concur: Climate Change Must be Addressed at UN Climate talks in Cancun COP!^

Christian, Jewish and Muslim Abrahamic faith leaders concur as Rabbi Warren Stone shared: “Now is time for world leaders to act boldly to alleviate the challenges of climate change and help create a more sustainable world economy as we approach … Continue reading

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Cancun: UN COP16 Leaders Urged to Act on Climate Change

Climate Change Impacting World’s Most Vulnerable Nation’s Fresh Water: World Leaders at Economic Summit and UN Climate Talks Urged to Act Preeminent climate scientist and noted environmental leaders speak out on behalf of the Kiribati Nation, calling upon world leaders … Continue reading

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