Pope Francis, during his annual greeting to the Diplomatic Corps, appealed to all Religious Leaders to join in ‘Reaffirming Unequivocally that One can never Kill in God’s Name”.
In a series of essays Omar Saif Ghobash (former UAE ambassador to Russia) offers a guide for young Muslims to navigate the complex 21st century. Although the book is written in the form of letters to his 15 year-old son Saif, the advice and counsel he offers is appropriate for Muslims of all ages. Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi read the book “Letters to a Young Muslim.”
Huston Smith, religious studies scholar and bestselling author of The World’s Religions (originally released, in 1958, as The Religions of Man) and Why Religion Matters, as well as Buddhism: A Concise Introduction, which Smith co-wrote with Philip Novak, died on December 30 at the age of 97.
Hanukkah is the festival on which Jews celebrate their victory in the fight for religious freedom more than two thousand years ago. Tragically that fight is no less important today – and not only for Jews, but for people of all faiths.
MEMBERS of the Muslim community in Brisbane are preparing a mass letterbox drop to wish residents a “happy Christmas” with a message that extremists don’t represent Islamic views.
President of the Canberra Interfaith Forum Dean Sahu Khan and former secretary of the forum, Dr Willy Senanyake have shared the outstanding volunteer award at the 2016 Canberra Multicultural Awards.
New South Wales public schools are struggling to keep up with demand for Buddhism scripture teachers. Buddhist Council of New South Wales chairman Brian White said there were more than 3,000 public school students across the state studying Buddhism, and the number was growing rapidly.
Pope Francis has written a message for the 50th World Day of Peace, which is celebrated on January 1st, on the theme: ‘Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace’.