imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Yazidis Join Top Religious Leaders in Irvine, Discuss Peace and Religious Freedom

by Stephen Acosta Monday, Dec. 08, 2014 at 4:31 AM
pr@hwpl.us 714-584-5114

Religious leaders from eight different faiths gathered before an audience of 200 University of California, Irvine students for the Alliance of Religions: Dialogue of the Holy Scriptures conference

Yazidis Join Top Rel...
img_1024.jpg, image/jpeg, 1280x853

December 6, 2014, IRVINE, Calif. – Religious leaders from eight different faiths gathered before an audience of 200 University of California, Irvine students for the Alliance of Religions: Dialogue of the Holy Scriptures conference, hosted by international non-profit organization Heavenly Culture, World Peace and Restoration of Light (HWPL). This December meeting was especially notable as the Chairman of HWPL Mr. Man Lee traveling from South Korea, was able to attend as a keynote speaker.

The program featured a panel of nine distinct religious leaders from across the nation who gathered to progress HWPL’s Office of the Alliance of Religions initiative, wherein religious dignitaries regularly convene to examine teachings of peace within their respective scriptures.

Speaking at the discussion were prominent religious figures including Bhai Sahib Satpal Singh Khalsa representing the Sikh Dharma of the Western Hemisphere, Bishop Ray Moten representing Christianity, Mr. Waqas Syed of the Islamic Circle of North America, Reverend Hum Dac Bui and Reverend Hong Dang Bui representing Cao Daism, Swami Adriishananda representing Hinduism, Abbot Sokhoeut Phan of the Khmer Buddhist Association, Dr. Patrick Q. Mason representing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and finally, Mr. Murad Ismael representing the Yazidi faith, whose religion is victimized at large by The Islamic State in the Middle East.

“Thousands of Yazidi are fleeing from their homes, being persecuted for their faith. An organization like HWPL is a very important step for peace. We need to continue this dialogue to ensure that the human race will be peace” said Ismael



Chairman of HWPL, Peace Advocate Mr. Man Lee, concluded the dialogue with a keynote speech urging leaders to pursue the truth in order to establish a peaceful world. Over the course of the past two years, the 84-year-old Korean War veteran has traveled on 16 world tours, visiting 74 countries to speak with religious leaders, heads of state, youth and non-profit organizations to guide the campaign for a unity of religions and an unprecedented international law for the absolute cessation of war. Most recently, Chairman Lee traveled to Romania, where 24 current and former presidents unanimously agreed to work alongside HWPL for the drafting of an international law.



The program concluded in an alliance of religions as leaders all raised their hands, expressing their commitment and pledging to press forward together in unity for the cessation of war. “Regardless of whether you're religious or not, let's join together. In the Office of the Alliance of Religions we really need to study each other’s scriptures to see whose can really protect our lives and create a world of peace,” said Chairman Lee.

Report this post as:

LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 9 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Peace Miss Wuah Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at 8:35 AM
Mr. Jason idVer:66f588cbb6bd3dd8d1450e91b09fafcda Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at 8:54 AM
Ms. Michiel Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM
Ms. Michiel idVer:c231d16f8813d42e9ed53f4575c6c92 Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM
Ms. Michiel idVer:c231d16f8813d42e9ed53f4575c6c92 Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM
Ms. Anupreet Singh Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 10:51 PM
wow jay Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at 8:25 AM
So glad this happened Rita Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at 6:52 AM
Ms. Maria Parvone Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 at 12:06 AM

Local News

Change Links September 2018 posted S02 10:22PM

More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre A30 11:09PM

Site Outage Friday A30 3:49PM

Change Links August 2018 A14 1:56AM

Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land A12 11:09PM

More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke J29 10:40PM

Change Links 2018 July posted J09 8:27PM

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 7:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 7:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 11:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J11 6:58AM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M31 5:20AM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 7:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 8:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 9:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 10:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 9:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 8:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 8:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 11:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 8:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A27 5:37AM

GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE A13 12:39AM

lausd whistle blower A11 6:58AM

Website Upgrade A10 10:02AM

Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images A04 8:02PM

UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light A02 6:58PM

Change Links April 2018 A01 6:27PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

OUR HOUSE Grief Support Center Celebrates 25 Years with the House of Hope Gala S24 7:10PM

Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! S24 11:56AM

Cybermonde, cyberguerre, cyberespace, cyberterrorisme S24 6:35AM

Paraphysique de psychosomatique S22 6:58AM

Chuck Grassley: Women Abusing, Animal Murdering, Illegal War Supporting Criminal S22 2:58AM

Finance Capitalism and the Digital Economy S21 4:45PM

Muselières syndicales, muselières patronales S21 7:19AM

Jeff Bezos, Amazon, The Washington Post, Whole Foods, Etc S21 2:50AM

Why Choose Nut Milk Over Cows' Milk S21 1:01AM

Antrhopocène, le grand effondrement S19 9:53AM

Abolir l'économie S18 11:18AM

The Dictatorship of Corporations S17 5:26PM

18 Lethal Consequences Of Hunting S17 3:13PM

Paraphysique de l'outplacement déontologue S15 6:51AM

Shopping du bashing S14 8:42AM

After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again S13 8:28PM

“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen S12 9:30PM

Probabilités de fin d'humanité S12 6:49AM

Florida Area of Migrant Farmworkers Denied Right to Construct Health Clinic near NaplesCIW S11 2:57AM

Steer clear of work morality! S09 12:10PM

The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally! S06 11:23PM

August 2018 Honduras Coup update S06 12:28PM

Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges S06 6:14AM

Augusta Georgia Woman Gets 5 Year Prison Sentence for Writing About Russians Crime Acts S05 8:29AM

Paraphysique de contextualité S05 8:29AM

Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism S03 3:39PM

Ex-voto de réification S03 10:24AM

Please Oppose Warmonger, Execution and Torture Supporting Bush Operative Brett Kavanaugh A31 10:45PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy