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World Religions in Assisi with Pope Francis

Memory of the Poor

The Everyday Prayer

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Hatakeyama Yoshitaka

Asian Conference on Religion and Peace

[1949, in Tokyo]

He graduated at Musashino Art University and entered Buddhist Seminary of Rissho Kosei-kai (RK) in 1971.

He was Head of External Affairs Section in RK, Buddhist Minister of RK New York, and RK- NGO Representative to UN Board of WCRP U.S.A.

In 2002, he was appointed as Under Secretary- General of World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP) and in 2012 he became the Secretary-General. 

(September 2014)


Assisi 2016 - Thirst for Peace


Antwerp 2014 Peace is the future


World meeting for peace The Courage to Hope


Sarajevo 2012


Barcelona 2010


Cyprus 2008