Sources report that those following TED’s annual Conference were promised a surprise “world figure” who would deliver his 18-minute message on the conference theme, “The Future You,” alongside tennis and chess champions, including Serena Williams, and entrepreneurs. Yet, no one expected it to be Pope Francis. The theme of the Pope’s talk was The Future You.
More than 7000 Jews have fought in Australia’s military conflicts, contrary to a popular view that Jews rarely serve in the military.
24 April: Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) is a day set aside to remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust or Shoah. Many Australians with Jewish ties or heritage observe Yom Ha’Shoah. It commemorates the lives and heroism of Jewish people who died in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association Women’s Committee invites women to join in their Inspiring Women of Faith Women’s Retreat at the Lysterfield Don Bosco Centre on Friday 12 May 2017, 5pm to Sunday 14 May 2017.
St Paul’s Cathedral and Pax Christi Australia, the Victorian Council of Churches, the Uniting Church in Australia, the Melbourne Catholic Office for Justice and Peace, the Anglican Social Responsibilities Committee, Social Policy Connections, and the Anzac Centenary Peace Coalition are co-sponsoring an ANZAC Day event at St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne at 11AM.
On the 500 Hundredth Anniversary of the Reformation The Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of Melbourne is cosponsoring an event with the Council of Christians and Jews on Sunday, 7th May 2017 at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Box Hill.
Christians will be outnumbered by Muslims by 2035 as birth rates in Islamic countries outstrip those in the west, according to a new demographic analysis. In recent years, more babies were born to Christian mothers than to members of any other religion, reflecting Christianity’s continued status as the world’s largest religious group. But according to Washington-based think tank The Pew Research Centre, this is unlikely to be the case into the future.
Brahma Kumaris Innerspace Sydney will conduct a workshop on Spirituality ,Religion and Meditation at Five Dock on Saturday 15th April 4pm – 5.30pm.
On Sunday, May 7 2017 Victorian mosques will open their doors and hearts to the public of all beliefs to strengthen community spirit, build better relationships with neighbours and breakdown misconceptions about Islam.