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URI North America is the North American chapter of URI, a global network dedicated to promoting enduring daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.
We’re gathering reports of celebrations on and around International Day of Peace! Follow the link to share your plans with us. If you are a member of a North America Cooperation Circle or Affiliate, doing so will automatically qualify you to apply for a partially-funded visit to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week at the United Nations Headquarters. http://bit.ly/1LDCzX9
With the world’s eyes fixed on the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East, URI Cooperation Circle from Germany to Bulgaria to Bosnia and Herzegovina are building “safe places” and “giving hospitality” to refugees (excerpts taken from URI’s Charter). Cooperation Circles across Europe are mobilizing to welcome refugees, provide for basic needs and more. Read more.
For three years Oprah has been working to create a television series that illuminates what bind us together as human beings — BELIEF. With the premier coming up in October, she is looking to mobilize grassroots interfaith efforts to help the series make a lasting change in our society. READ MORE.
“People who may not have embraced interfaith in general or have been welcoming to the Abbey seem to recognize URI for it’s mandate and principles and allow space for dialogue, where they may not have been space before.” READ MORE.