Professor Desmond Cahill, Chair, Religions for Peace Australia, delivered the Annual Report for Religions for Peace Australia in Canberra on 4 June 2017. The report is given below.
In honour of World Refugee Day, we are pleased to share with you the latest videos from our #FaithOverFear campaign, a joint initiative of Religions for Peace, UNICEF, and a global coalition of religious leaders and organisations.
In response to the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War and one of the great ethical challenges of the 21st century, the third meeting of Ethics in Action addressed mass migration, emphasizing the underlying ethical principles that all communities affected by the refugee crisis share.
Based on the successful precedents of events organised in conjunction with prior G20 Summits since 2014, the G20 Interfaith Summit Association will hold a conference in Berlin on June 15-17, 2017) and preliminary events so that it can contribute to the C20 process in place with the overall 2017 G20 process.
Indian Cultural Centre, Consulate General of India, Sydney in association with Incredible India, City of Adelaide, Indian Australian Association of South Australia, Inc., Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan, Art of Living, and Brahma Kumaris, Adelaide cordially invites you to join International Day of Yoga celebrations on June 21, 2017 (Wednesday) from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM at Meeting Hall (walkway behind council offices 25 Pirie Street, Adelaide). Doors will open at 4:30 PM.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association of SA invites you to join them for an Iftar dinner (breaking the fast) to be held at Memood Mosque, 6-8 Toogood ave, Beverly, SA on Saturday 24 June 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a new research report that identifies four dimensions of risk of child sexual abuse in institutional settings.
Religions for Peace (RfP) is delighted to be working in partnership with Vidar Helgesen, the Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University, GreenFaith, Parliament of the World’s Religions, REIL Network, and the World Council of Churches to reaffirm the multi-religious commitment to protect the earth.
Norway will host an Unprecedented Meeting of World Faith Leaders to engage Global Deforestation on Monday, June 19, at the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway. Norway will host leaders from world’s spiritual and religious traditions, engaging faith communities to protect rainforests. Leaders from Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Pagan, Daois and, Jewish leaders will join with both indigenous forest guardians and leaders from International Interfaith Organisations to express moral commitment, explore faith-based mobilization to end deforestation.
Two years after Pope Francis launched Laudato Si, the Vatican’s plea to save the Earth, Trump rejected its tenets and the Paris Agreement. But people of all faiths are unified globally to beat climate change.