New Humanity (focolare) will present a Health Symposium on The Spirituality of Unity in End of Life Care at the Australian Catholic University – Mercy Lecture Theatre, Fitzroy, on Sunday 24 November 2019 – 1pm – 5pm.
(Judaism) Melbourne Chevra Kadisha will perform a consecration of a Holocaust Memorial at Lyndhurst Cemetery on Sunday 24 November 2019. Guest speaker will be Hon. Josh Frydenberg, MP.
Young Australian Muslims are increasingly turning to the internet to understand Islam, where they are often feed inaccurate or unreliable information, according to the Board of Imams Victoria. To combat that, and attempt to delegitimise extremist views propagated online, the board has helped launch a 12-page manual.
Rainbodhi is a new community group for LGBTIQ Buddhists living in Sydney launching in late November at the Erskineville Town Hall. Rainbodhi aims to bring Sydney’s queer and trans Buddhist communities together to develop spiritual friendships and share their experiences of being LGBTIQ and Buddhist.
The Multifaith Association of South Australia, the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change and the Uniting Church Environment Action Group warmly invite you to join an online webinar from 11am on Wednesday, 6 November, via Zoom. Grounding in Faith is new approach to exploring our relationship with climate change, focusing on air travel. Developed by US climate psychologist Dr. Renee Lertzman and her team, it provides new perspectives, concrete tools and guidance for aligning our spiritual and worldly lives.
On Sunday 10 November 2019 (9am to 4pm) at Pyrmont Bay Park, Pyrmont, the multifaith community of Sydney shall join together for NSW’s first ever Divine Music Festival to celebrate unity, faith and humanity, in honour of the legacy of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru of the Sikh faith.
The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in partnership with The Interfaith Network of the City of Greater Dandenong and the City of Greater Dandenong, would like to invite you to the 2019 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 17th 2019 at Springvale City Hall.
The Jewish Muslim Christian Association will conduct a Friendship Walk on Sunday, 24 November 2019 commencing from the Albanian Australian Islamic Society Mosque in Carlton North.
The Jewish Muslim Christian Assocation of Australia (JCMA) will conduct their AGM, at which there will be a presentation given by participants in the 2019 JCMA Women’s Joint Journey to Jerusalem. The meeting will be held at 7pm at the Cardinal Knox Centre on Thursday 14 November.
The Multifaith Network of the City of Port Phillip – joined by other faith-based organisations and interfaith networks – has written to the Prime Minister of Australia about the need to respond to climate change in a manner which ensures human flourishing for our future generations.
On the anniversary of the promulgation of Nostra Aetate, leaders and representatives of the three main Abrahamic religions were received at the Vatican City, Apostolic Palace, by Pope Francis to commend the joint statement regarding the Preservation of the Sanctity of Human Life convened by the President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Msgr. Vincenzo Paglia.
As part of the Anti-Racism and Anti-Discrimination Action Plan, the Victorian Government is supporting key organisations to deliver community-led responses to Islamophobia and Antisemitism. This project is a collaborative initiative by the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV), Australian Intercultural Society (AIS), Australian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) and Benevolence Australia who have formed a united body aimed at addressing these issues. The final program in this series will be at Brimbank Community Centre on Wednesday 30 October, 2019.
A Statement from the Office of Religions for Peace International on the religious duty of eliminating sexual harassment and violence against women.
The 2019 Future of the Humanities Lecture will be delivered by Dr Raihan Ismail at the Roland Wilson Theatrette on Wednesday 6 November 2019, from 5.30pm. Dr Raihan Ishmail’s topic will be Islam and Reform: Myth and Realities
Religions for Peace (RfP) leadership participated in the official launch of the joint initiative of RfP, UNICEF and Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities (JLI): Faith and Positive Change for Children: Global Initiative on Social and Behaviour Change (FPCC) in Washington, DC on 16 October 2019.
On 18 October 2019, the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) presented the official Catholic Response to The Church: Towards a Common Vision (TCTCV), Faith and Order Paper No.214, published in 2013. Passing through many intermediate stages, the TCTCV is the result of two decades of intense theological work prepared by Orthodox, Anglican, Protestant, Evangelical, Pentecostal and Roman Catholic theologians.
A coalition of peace-building organizations in Finland has launched a campaign to crowdsource an emoji that symbolizes forgiveness. The idea was created by the Evangelical Lutheran church of Finland, which is also one of the founding organisations of the #forgivemoji campaign.
18 OCT 2019 |PARIS, JERUSALEM, BEIRUT, NEW DELHI, TOKYO – IPS) On the 8th of October, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned that the organisation is running out of money by the end of October – “member States have paid only 70 percent of the total amount needed for [our] regular budget”.