Many religious groups maintain websites. The
following selection is a shortcut to denominational agencies that provide
important information for scholarly research on the WWW. Inclusion of a site
does not indicate endorsement of its views or activities by Virtual
Religion.Net. This list is provided simply as a service for
those seeking information.
cyber-matrix for the next millennium posts timely information on religion,
from noted religious leaders, authors & journalists.
of US Conference of Catholic Bishops
provides information on current relations of the Roman Catholic Church with
other churches &
religions as well as access to related official documents since Vatican
News service sponsored by the
World Council of
Churches offers religion journalists subscriptions to up-to-the-minute
accurate reports on breaking stories. Get FREE daily e-mail summaries by
2009 Manifesto of Hans Kung's
Global Ethic Foundation (Tübingen) based upon the 1993 Chicago
of the Parlaiment of World Religions outlines five universally acceptable principles (humanity; non-violence and
respect for life; justice & solidarity; honesty & tolerance; and mutual
esteem & partnership) &
by all individuals & organizations.
of the International Council of Christians and Jews maintains a vast e-archive
of documents relevant to the history of inter-faith relations, including
statements by religious officials & organizations,
by scholars & religious leaders,
reports, book reviews,
& other resources.
Calendar of conferences & other
events organized by Vienna-based International Centre for Interreligious and
Intercultural Dialogue to involve leaders of world religions & governments
in preventing & resolving religion- & cultural-related conflicts.
cooperative ventures of 38 Protestant, Anglican & Orthodox
denominations provides information on
& resolutions, a
projects, as well as links to
Canadian website provides objective capsule
descriptions of religious
groups & ethical systems (from
Asatru to Zoroastrianism), historic statements on religious
freedom & tolerance, &
information of cases of religious
abuse, conflict & discrimination.
Global interfaith movement to
promote understanding & cooperation outlines its
as well as information on all
British based network for exploration of
religious faith as celebration of human spiritual & social values in the
Homepage of the international ecumenical
French-based monastic community provides information about its
its martyred founder Roger
Schütz, & the
community today plus samples of its
Jenee Woodard's well-designed site posts a
wealth of on-line resources for users of the revised common lectionary
developed by the Consultation on Common Texts.
Cyberhub of the worldside network
of national & regional Bible Societies.
International initiative for religious tolerance in the 21st
century posts charter's
principles promoting peace & justice & capsule descriptions of
participating religions &
of half-century old international organization of
Christian denominations presents its
history, statements on
& order, and other cooperative
Official news release service of the National
Council of Churches of Christ (US) & member denominations.
Evangelicals & Pentecostals
Hare Krishna homepage features on-line magazine
Prabhupata's commentary on the text of
Cyber-site of Kauai-based Saivan ashram's
journal devoted to promoting unity among Hindu sects & dispelling
misinformation about Hinduism.
Unofficial hub of resources
related to issues of concern for Witnesses including biblical
freedom & legal cases regarding blood transfusions & child
Official multilingual web site of
the Watchtower Bible & Tract Society provides on-line access to their
about their beliefs
Website of NY-based hasidic movement features a
biographical timeline of
Rebbe Menachem M. Schneerson & his ideas, a library with
commentary on the Hebrew Bible (in English), Maimonides Mishneh Torah (in
texts, & a sampler of
Jewish tales from the past.
Unaffiliated orthodox site
features free on-line courses in Jewish
Reboot of gateway to everything Jewish on WWW.
Shamash_2 plans to link websites of major American Jewish organizations &
provide resources related to Hebrew Bible, rabbinic tradition & other
aspects of Jewish culture. Stay tuned.
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This page was revised
09 January 2020