The Refugee Advocacy Network is collaborating with many organisations for the PALM SUNDAY Walk for Justice for Refugees on Sunday 14 April 2019 at the State Library Melbourne (Corner Swanston & Elizabeth Streets) at 2.00pm.
Vietnamese authorities have ordered monks at a popular Buddhist pagoda to stop “soul summoning” and “bad karma eviction” ceremonies after an investigation found the rituals were a scam.
There were emotional scenes as crowds gathered at mosques across Perth this afternoon to pay their respects to the 50 lives lost in the Christchurch massacre on March 15. About 1000 people joined in prayers at services held at the Perth Mosque. Others also gathered at the Thornlie Mosque and Masjid Ibrahim in Southern River.
An imam who survived the terror attack at Al Noor mosque has declared New Zealand “unbreakable” in a sermon attended by thousands in Christchurch on Friday and called on world leaders eliminate hate speech, saying the massacre “did not come overnight”.
Tonight on the eve of Purim, I will gather 10 beloved women around me and recite Birkat HaGomeil (a prayer said in gratitude after one has overcome a dangerous or life-threatening event). In this blessing, I will hold close to me the hundreds of other women who were with me last Friday on Rosh Chodesh at the Western Wall (the Kotel). Women from across the religious (and secular) spectrum – Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, and ultra-Orthodox – flooded the Kotel, each driven by her own motivations and stances.
For the past three years the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) has been conducting state-wide Victorian Mosque Open Days, supported by the State Government and the Victorian Multicultural Commission – and this year by the the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC).
St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral will host an Interfaith Service of Prayer for Peace on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 4 PM – 5:30pm.
Dear Prime Minister Ardern,
I am a 13-year-old Muslim girl from Australia and I would like to publicly share my appreciation with you. I belong to the generation that was born after 11 September 2001. I have never really contemplated how dark the anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant language is that permeates Australian society, because it is all I have ever known. I guess I’ve become used to hearing political leaders use that same language.
The annual Christian-Muslim interfaith celebration for the Feast of the Annunciation to Mary, hosted by the Interfaith Council for the Annunciation and Bishop Antoine-Charbel Tarabay, Maronite Bishop of Australia at 7.00pm, Sunday 24 March 2019 at the Gleeson Auditorium, Australian Catholic University, 250A Barker Road, Strathfield.
Dharamshala: The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived in exile for 60 years, and warned that any other successor named by China would not be respected.
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change – along with many others – will conduct a multi-faith funeral for coal outside Opposition Leader Bill Shorten’s electoral office on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 am.
In observance of Cultural Diversity Week that there will a Multifaith Prayer Service for Cultural Diversity and Harmony on Thursday 21st, at 12:00 noon at Shepparton Uniting Church, 134-140 Fryers Street Shepparton.
The Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong will hold one “Multifaith Gathering – A Time of Reflection & Prayer” on THIS Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 7PM.
The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) hosted a vigil on the evening of Monday 18 March outside the Victorian State Library to offer prayers and support to the Muslims who died in the two terror attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Thousands of Queenslanders gathered at the Islamic College of Brisbane, Karawatha on Sunday 17th March 2019 to mourn the victims of the Christchurch Mosque incident. The event was put together by the Islamic Council of Queensland (ICQ) at short notice.
Religious leaders and people of varying faiths have united at a Perth church to condemn the terror attack in New Zealand on Friday in a show of solidarity with the families of those killed and injured.
There will be a vigil in support of those affected by yesterday’s Christchurch terrorist attack. The vigil will be held tomorrow evening, Sunday 17 March at 6.00pm in Franklin Square, Hobart. The City of Hobart is working with the Multicultural Council of Tasmania, Hobart Mosque, Tasmanian University Muslim Society and Tasmanian University Pakistan Society, to … Read more
Tomorrow a mosque open day is being held in Victoria and police have said will increase the security presence around places of worship. Twenty-one mosques in Victoria plan to open their doors to the community to mark the beginning of Cultural Diversity Week. It’s the third year the open day has been held, with thousands of visitors attending in previous years.
Dear Muslims of Australia, We as members of Religions for Peace Australia, part of the world’s largest interfaith coalition working for global and regional peace and Interreligious harmony, wish to express our solidarity with the Muslim peoples of Oceania and our unity in sorrow on this vicious attack in Christchurch. We mourn for the victims … Read more