The latest issue – August 2012 – of Sultana’s Dream is available for reading. The editorial takes up the issue of how Australia’s Muslims’ perceive they are treated by the media.
Senior Religious Leaders in Myanmar reject Violence
(Yangon, Myanmar) Senior Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Hindu leaders in Myanmar, collaborating as members of the working committee for Religions for Peace Myanmar, issued a multi-religious statement on June 18, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar, to address the escalating violence.
Religions for Peace condemns the morally reprehensible attack by a lone gunman on the Sikh Temple of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA, in which a number of innocent people were killed and wounded on 5 August.
Regional and Rural Migration in and for the 21st Century: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Migration to rural Australia places many challenges in a rapidly transforming nation. Meeting these challenges has substantial gains for both Australians and those who migrate to rural areas, writes Prof. Des Cahill.
Recent publications in the Australian media suggest, Australian multiculturalism, seen as a strategy of managing cultural diversity and a social policy – has been often misunderstood and confused with ethno-cultural pluralism and assimilationist melting pot.
The 2011 Census revealed changes are occurring in the religious profile of Australia. We can say the overall trend is very clear: a more secular humanist, less Christian and more multifaith Australia, writes Des Cahill, Chair of Religions for Peace Australia.
The Executive Meeting of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP), held at the Best Western Premier Incheon Airport Hotel and Hanwha Resort in Jeonnam, Republic of Korea, June 11-15, 2012.
The Interfaith Summit on Achieving World Peace Through Religious Harmony and Conflict Resolution was held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 21 to 25, 2012, sponsored by the Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.
The July Multifaith Association of South Australia Meeting was held at Saldechin Tea Rooms, 21 King William Street, Adelaide on 15th July at 3pm.
Noted Broadaster Rachael Kohn gave an address to a recent Religions for Peace Meeting at Parliament House, Sydney.