Multifaith Future Leaders Program

Mulitfaith Future Leaders Camp

The B’nai Brith Anti Defamation Commission aims to promote respect and justice and oppose racism and hatred. They run many programs one of which is a Multifaith Future Leaders Program. The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) is accepting nominations for its Multifaith Future Leaders Program for young and upcoming religious leaders for a one-day program in July 2015.

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FECCA responds to Reclaim Australia Rallies

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The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) stands strongly with its member organisations across Australia against the narrative purported by Reclaim Australia that calls on the Federal Government to ensure the “Australian way of life” is maintained. In response to the Reclaim Australia Rallies which took place on 4 April Australia-wide, FECCA emphasises the value of Australia’s rich cultural diversity.

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US College becomes first in nation to offer interfaith major

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Students at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania will be the first in the country to major in interfaith leadership studies. The major, which includes coursework in religion, as well as business, political science, sociology and biology, is aimed at attracting students interested in pursuing careers in ministry, as well as community development, government and service organizations.

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Together For Humanity Report on 2014 Activity

Together for Humanity is a multi-faith not-for-profit organisation that is helping schools, organisations and communities to respond effectively to differences of culture and belief. We do this by bringing students, teachers and those in the community into contact with people from diverse backgrounds in an open, supportive and enjoyable setting – this inspires interest, empathy and understanding as well as questioning existing prejudices and encouraging greater appreciation of others as people.

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Coptic Nuns Establish Monastery in Melbourne

The Coptic Orthodox Church will launch the Archangel Michael Monastery for Nuns in Melbourne on Saturday 14th March 2015. Led by returning Australian nuns Mother Antonia and Mother Nardin from Egypt, the Monastery is housed within newly renovated premises at the Diocese of Melbourne headquarters in Donvale. It offers weekend retreats where women can learn about their faith and spirituality and experience the blessing of monastic life.

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Ethnicity, Religions and Harmony: Exploring Christian Muslim Relations in Iraq Today

World Interfaith Harmony Week

In celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week, Monash University Chaplaincy and Religions for Peace Victoria Branch hosted a public event at Monash University on Thursday, 12 February 2015. Guest Speaker Associate Professor Nasir Butrous gave an address on Ethnicity, Religions and Harmony: Exploring Christian Muslim Relations in Iraq Today.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week – Message by Prime Minister

The co-convenors of the Parliamentary Friends of Multiculturalism, the Member for Calwell Maria Vamvakinou and the Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent commemorated the United Nations Interfaith Harmony Week with an interfaith dialogue in partnership with the Canberra Interfaith forum and Religions for Peace Australia in Parliament House Canberra, on Wednesday, 11 February 2015. The Prime … Read more

South Australia: Special Viewing of Mush and Me Play

The Multifaith Association of South Australia announce that there will be a special viewing of the Mush and Me play on Sunday March 8th 2015 at 2.30pm at the Holden Street Theatres (34 Holden Street Hindmarsh). Mush and Me is an interfaith relationships play, winner of the Holden Street Theatres 2014 Award, and will debut at the Adelaide Fringe from February 10th till March 15th.

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Grief Lecture 2015 for the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement

Grief Lecture 2015

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The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement is an independent, not for profit organisation which opened in January 1996 and is the largest provider of grief and bereavement education in Australia. There is an annual lecture on grief, and this year, the lecture will be given by Brooke Davis on Tuesday, 17th March 2015 at the Village Roadshow Theatrette, Melborune.

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Five Key Questions Answered on the Link between Religion and Peace

Five Key Questions Answered on the Link between Religion and Peace is a ground-breaking multi-variable analysis on the impact of religion on conflict. This report was compiled and published by the Institute for Economics and Peace, under the leadership of Mr. Steve Killelea, who engages the Institute in work to build greater understanding of the interconnections between business, peace and economics.

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