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Religious Leaders Summit for Peace 2008

  • Sign (in English and Japanese) for 'Religions for Peace, Japan.' 'World Religious Leaders Summit for Peace: On the occasion of the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit, July 2-3, 2008.'
  • The Prime Minister of Japan is presented with the "Call to Sopporo," to be delivered to the G8 Summit.  Religious leaders watch the formal presentation.
  • Group shot: international religious leaders gathered for peace.
  • Sinkford among other international religious leaders gathered for peace.
  • Sinkford and wife, seated and smiling.
  • Religious Leaders Summit for Peace 2008 in Sapporo Japan

    Sign (in English and Japanese) for 'Religions for Peace, Japan.' 'World Religious Leaders Summit for Peace: On the occasion of the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit, July 2-3, 2008.'
  • Presentation of "Call from Sapporo"

    The Prime Minister of Japan is presented with the "Call to Sopporo," to be delivered to the G8 Summit.  Religious leaders watch the formal presentation.

    Presentation of "Call from Sapporo" to the Prime Minister of Japan who will deliver it to the G8 Summit.

  • Participants in the Religious Leaders Summit for Peace

    Group shot: international religious leaders gathered for peace.
  • Reverend Sinkford and Colleagues at the Religious Leaders Summit for Peace

    Sinkford among other international religious leaders gathered for peace.
  • Reverend Sinkford and Maria Sinkford

    Sinkford and wife, seated and smiling.

    Reverend Sinkford and Maria Sinkford at the Religious Leaders Summit for Peace.

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) President William G. Sinkford arrived in Sapporo, Japan on July 2, 2008, to participate in the "World Religious Leaders Summit for Peace" scheduled prior to the start of the G-8 Summit of World Leaders in Japan (July 5-6). The gathering brought together senior religious leaders from the world’s faith traditions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Shintoism and Zoroastrianism—as well as Unitarian Universalism.

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