The University of Notre Dame Australia – Freemantle Campus – will host an interfaith event celebrating the three religious traditions of Christianity, Judaism and Islam that share a common origin in Abraham on Wednesday 5 September at the Drill Hall, Freemantle.
Western Australian Muslims will join millions around the world this week in celebrating Eid ul-Adha, one of the most important festivals on the Islamic calendar. Eid ul-Adha marks the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, known as the Hajj. Also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, it is a reminder of the sacredness of life and is a time of significant celebration and reflection for the WA Muslim community.
In front of a gathering in Kuala Lumpur of South-East Asia’s most influential Muslim scholars, the leader of a mosque in country Western Australia took centre stage. Imam Alep Mydie had travelled there from Katanning, a farming town 300 kilometres south of Perth. His message to the conference of ASEAN scholars was clear — that the commitment to multiculturalism in Australia was alive and well. “I put forward how we all live [in Katanning] together, and how the mosque is open to the public,” Mr Mydie said.
Representatives of Jewish, Hinda, Muslim, Buddhist, Baha’i, Christian and other faiths will gather in Darlington on Saturday 19 May at 2.00pm to pray for unity.
On 25 May 2017, The Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, Paul Papalia CSC MLA, has met with 20 members of the Multifaith Network to discuss the importance of faith leadership in WA at the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple.
A CHAPTER of Australia’s little known military history will be revealed in a booklet to be published by the Australian Sikh Heritage Association later this year.
For the eighth year, Perth’s Wesley Uniting Church in the City is presenting Stations of the Cross, a curated exhibition featuring newly commissioned works by fifteen West Australian contemporary artists, from a range of cultural and religious backgrounds.
An Anglican church in Perth’s south, which has been opening its doors to local Muslim worshippers once a week, has offered to sell part of its land for a mosque to be built next door.
Can love conquer all if couples are of different religions? Nicole Madigan talks to three women in multi-faith relationships that work. As Australia continues to diversify as a nation, multi-faith relationships are becoming increasingly common.
Muslim leaders are shocked over a fire bombing outside a Perth mosque but say the hate crime will not stop people going about their everyday lives. A suspected petrol bomb exploded outside the Thornlie Mosque in Perth’s south as hundred of worshippers attended a prayer service on Tuesday night but no one was injured when the four-wheel-drive exploded.
The United Nations Association of Western Australia in collaboration with Religions for Peace will conduct a Multi Faith Observance of the International Day of Peace at St George’s Cathedral, Perth on Sunday, 20 September 2015.
The Gyuto Monks of Tibet have been touring Australia and will return to Fremantle, Western Australia for their Farewell Tour: Concert, Meditation Retreat & Cricket Match. Thereafter, the monks will depart Australia and return to their own monastery in Tibet.
International Day of Peace celebration in Perth was opened by the Vice President of the United Nations Association of WA, Ricardo Hernandez. An account of this event is given below from Eva Sautzer of Western Australia.
The Cambodian Buddhist Society of WA will conduct a retreat at Serpentine with Venerable Amaranatho, a wandering Buddhist monk on the weekend commencing Friday 17 October. The theme of the retreat is “Resting in Uncertainty”.
The United Nations Association of Western Australia in collaboration with Religions for Peace will conduct an observance of the International Day of Peace at the Heritage Community Centre on Sunday, 21 September 2014.
The Office of Road Safety in Western Australia has taken an innovative response to driving cars. This response considers that the way we drive is a symptom of the way we live; the campaign takes a holistic approach to the issue of speed on our roads and in our day-to-day lives.
Religions for Peace Australia is taking steps to assist with the formation of a branch in Western Australia and to auspice interfaith dialogue and public events in that state. Already, two such events have occurred, and the Chair of Religions for Peace Australia, Prof. Des Cahill, travelled to Perth to participate in the UN observance of the International Day of Peace on Sunday 22 September and to initiate the formation of RfP, Western Australia Branch.
The opening of Southern River Mosque (Western Australia) took place on Saturday 31 May 2014.