2021: Combating Racism

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 (2:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm tentative) 

Virtual Event - Online         

Theme: Combating Racism 

Canada's Largest Multi Faith Event : Virtual online due to the pandemic situation

The 40th World Religions Conference is scheduled for Sunday, October 17, 2021 to be held online virtually.  Scholars from various religions and philosophical traditions are expected to participate. 

Theme: Combating Racism

The theme selected for this year's conference is "Combating Racism". Observing the growing incidents of racial discrimination, bigotry, injustices and prejudices of different forms in our society, the World Religions Conference will aim to address the root causes of racism and suggest ways to make our society to respect all and combat racism.

 

The World Religions Conference (WRC) is a multi-faith event which brings together well-known scholars from the world’s major religions to speak on a common topic from the point of view of their respective religious traditions. For 40 years, the WRC has served as an invaluable forum for different religious and ethnic communities to gather in the spirit of tolerance, peace, cooperation, and understanding. The WRC serves the noble purpose of educating members of the community regarding interesting and relevant topics by providing a platform where all major religions can pool their collective wisdom and teachings regarding the topic. Continually on the rise in terms of organizational standards, quality of content, and attendance, the WRC has become Canada's largest and longest running event of its kind!

The conference has a long tradition for bringing together renowned scholars for a deep and thought-provoking exchange of ideas. The event aims to explore the teachings and practices of different religious and philosophical traditions, with the hope that such mutual exploration will encourage better understanding and promote harmonious co-existence among the members of the society.

Participating Religions and Philosophical Traditions:

Christianity, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Indigenous Spirituality, Judaism and Humanism (Atheism and Agnostics)

Speakers and Partner Organizations:

The 40th World Religions Conference is scheduled for October 17, 2020 to held virtually due to the ongoing pandemic situation. The conference has been organized in Canada since 1981. It has a long tradition for bringing together renowned scholars for a deep and thought-provoking exchange of ideas. The event aims to explore the teachings and practices of different religious and philosophical traditions, with the hope that such mutual exploration will encourage better understanding and promote harmonious co-existence among the members of the society.

 

 

 

 

For more info call:  1-877-INFO-WRC