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World Religions Conference taking place at the University of Toronto 

Toronto, January 12 -- The World Religions Conference will be taking place on Thursday, January 19 at 6 pm in the JJR MacLeod Auditorium.  The MacLeod Auditorium is located at the Medical Sciences Building, (1 King’s College Circle).  The theme of the conference will be “Reconciling the Existence of God and Human Suffering,” regarding which speakers will offer the Hindu, Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspectives. 

The event is organized by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Association (AMSA) at the University of Toronto.  The wider Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has approximately 200 million members around the world in 170 countries. 

According to organizers, the purpose of the conference is to create interfaith interaction that will lead to both education and unity. 

“Learning about other faiths is a great way to bring together the wider community, including both students and non-students,” said AMSA president Mahmood Mirza, a fourth-year engineering student.  “Interfaith dialogue is something that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community takes great pride in facilitating.” 

The conference will be taking place from 6 – 8:30 pm, after which refreshments will be served.  For more information, visit the AMSA website at 

Any further inquiries can be directed to Mahmood Mirza at


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