Victoria: Launch of the annual ‘Gesher’ Journal 2018

Gesher is the annual journal of the Council of Christians and Jews Victoria. The Council of Christians and Jews in Victoria invite you to the 2018 Launch of the annual ‘Gesher’ Journal on Wednesday, 31st October 2018 at 7.00pm. The Guest Speaker is Dr Nick Dyrenfurth.

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Victoria: Healing Pilgrimage For the Innocents

For the Innocents invites you to come on pilgrimage to espouse the National apology – to all those who experienced Sexual Abuse as children in an Institution – by the Prime Minister. Our pilgrimage will gather at 11.30 at the Healing Remembrance Garden of St Patrick’s College, 1431 Sturt St Ballarat on Saturday, 20 October, 2018.

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Victoria: Climate Change and Sustainability Forum

Geelong Inter-Church Social Justice Network in partnership with local sustainability groups is providing this opportunity for people to get clarity on Climate Change and why sustainability is a key issue in the Geelong West Town Hall, Thursday evening, 11 October 2018.

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Victoria: Living the Change, Melbourne

Join us to celebrate LIVING THE CHANGE together at the Multicultural Hub, Melbourne, on Sunday 14th October 2018 where we will be working together towards creating a flourishing world for all. We gather as members of diverse faith communities and those who care for our planet to share our stories of change, transformation, and regeneration. Living the Change is brought to you by Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, Religions for Peace Australia and United Religions Initiative.

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Victoria: Faith, spirituality & values: fresh perspectives in the climate discussion

Climates presents and evening of discussion on Faith, Spirituality and Values at the Copeland Theatre, Carlton on evening of Tuesday, 23 October. This event will explore the ways our beliefs and values influence our concern and drive to act on climate change. The panel will reflect a range of religious denominations as well as Indigenous Australians’ spiritual perspectives.

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Victoria: Luther and the Jews

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions and the University of Melbourne’s Early Modern Circle present Professor Lyndal Roper is Regius Professor of History, Oriel College, University of Oxford in lecture on Monday, 15 October 2018.

Martin Luther’s attitude to Jews forms one of the most disturbing aspects of his legacy as a Protestant reformer. This lecture by one of the world’s leading historians of Martin Luther will consider how and why Luther’s attitudes to Jews changed across his lifetime, and assess the impact of his views.

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2018 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in association with the Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network and the City of Brimbank, would like to invite you to the 2018 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 18th 2018 @ St. Albans Community Centre

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Victoria: Delegation visits Melbourne

A delegation from the Vatican Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue (PCID) is currently in Australia, visiting Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne to meet members from Australia’s interreligious communities. The delegation includes Bishop Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot MCCJ, the Council Secretary and an expert in Islam; Monsignor Indunil Kodithuwakku, who follows relations with the Buddhists, Shinto and Confucianists; Monsignor Santiago Michael, who follows relations with the Hindus, Sikhs and Jains; and Fr Markus Solo SVD, who follows relations with Muslims in Asia and Pacific.

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Victoria: Meditation and Compassionate Social Action

A COLLOQUIUM on Meditation and Compassionate Social Action with presentations from Ayya Yeshe, Dr Roger Coles, Sister Brigid Arthur, Simon Moyle and Rhys Aconley-Jones will be presented by Confluence and The Contemplary at North Fitzroy Library Community Room on Sat. 27 October 2018.

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Victoria: The Decline of Western Influence in the Global Order


The Australian Institute of International Affairs invites you to a talk by Dr Ian Fry on The Decline of Western Influence in the Global Order. The talk will be held at Dyason House, East Melbourne on evening of Wednesday 10 October, 2018.

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Victoria: Jewish-Indian Communities Friendship Dinner



Jewish Community Council of Victoria will conduct a Jewish-Indian Communities Friendship Dinner on October 7, 2018. Guest Speaker is H.E. Mark Sofer, Israel Ambassador to Australia, former Israel Ambassador to India. The event marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Haifa.

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Brave New World Seminar ~ Prof. Joe Camilleri OAM

Professor Joseph Camilleri OAM returns to St Michael’s to deliver three exciting lectures offering a new perspective on how we are travelling in the 21st Century. The presentations will combine interviews with guests and conversation across the generations to help us probe the present and re-imagine the future.

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