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United Religions Initiative

On The Eve Of The US Elections, The World Is Watching And Praying

Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr. | Posted 11.07.2016 | Politics
Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr.

Recently, a colleague of mine in Kampala, Uganda emailed me, offering her prayers for the people of the United States in the midst of this election, and calling upon the global community to do the same.

Why Religious Diversity Is the Pathway to Peace

Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr. | Posted 12.29.2016 | Religion
Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian, Jr.

In the year ahead and for years to come, may we seek opportunities to learn from one another, practice respect for each other's traditions, and work together across lines of difference to create diverse, democratic and peaceful communities.

Peer to Peer Diplomacy: Open Sourcing Peace

Jacob Devaney | Posted 04.22.2015 | Home
Jacob Devaney

Across the globe it is becoming clear that nations are failing at creating peaceful solutions to international challenges. More bombing does not creat...

Honoring Sacred Sites, World Peace and Prayer Day

Jacob Devaney | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion
Jacob Devaney

All nations around the world honor sacred sites as places holding unique geographical, spiritual, historical and often mythological significance.

Those Whose Stories We Have Not Heard

Rev. Charles Gibbs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion
Rev. Charles Gibbs

The past 35 years have witnessed unprecedented human migration all over the world, pointing to an extraordinary dislocation, to untold human tragedy as well as triumph.

Media Fan The Flames Of Religious Intolerance

Rev. Charles Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Charles Gibbs

Burning a Quran, or any holy book, is an offense to our common humanity, and we can hardly turn a blind eye. But this kind of violence is not the story of our society; it is a sideshow.