World Sikh Council Participates in 9/11 Global Congress of World Religions

September 19, 2006

Source: World Sikh Council

On September 19, 2006 the World Sikh Council issued a press release stating, "In observance of the 5th year anniversary of 9/11, the World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) participated in a conference 'World’s Religions After September 11: A Global Congress' held September 11 – 15, 2006 in Montreal, Canada. The conference program focused on the theme 'Can religion be a force of good?' At the Congress, Dr. Manohar Singh, Chairperson of WSC-AR, presented a paper on 'Forgiveness and Reconciliation in the Sikh Religion' as a part of a special symposium organized by the National Council of Churches (NCC) – USA focusing on ‘Forgiveness and Reconciliation – Perspectives from Various Religions.'”