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.
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.
The Sultan and the Saint tells one of the great, lost stories from history. Set in a past period of East-West conflict, it speaks with urgency to our present. Two men of faith, one an itinerant Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire, bucked a century of war, distrust, and insidious propaganda in a search for mutual respect and common ground.
The Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, has called for religions to unite against terror as he hosted the largest ever Australian Iftar dinner. “This is obviously the view of everybody, whether they are the original custodians of the land, whether they are refugees or whether they have come here from anywhere around the world,” he said. Held during Ramadan, this year the traditional Islamic event was extended to ministers from various Christian denominations, as well as the senior Naval and Police Chaplains.
Greetings of peace! This weekend the Annual General Meeting for Religions for Peace Australia is being held in Canberra and we send thoughts of blessing and empowerment to those involved and for their dialogue and deliberations. In June, Religions for Peace Tas will not so much have an event as an activity. On Monday 5 June, today, UN World Environment Day is celebrated and on Thursday 8 June, UN World Oceans Day is the celebration.
Victoria: Asia-Pacific Catholicism and Globalization: Conference
The Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at the ACU will conduct a scholarly conference with outstanding international guests reflecting on Globalisation, Catholicism and Interreligious Dialogue in the Asia-Pacific region. It will be held at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne from 28 to 30 June 2017.
The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne conducts interfaith services at the Toorak Uniting Church as a recurring event. The next interfaith service will take place on Sunday, Sunday 11 June 2017 at 3pm. The theme of the service is Aboriginal Spirituality: “Let’s Take the Next Steps, Fostering Knowledge and Respect . This is an interspiritual inclusive service.
A CHAPTER of Australia’s little known military history will be revealed in a booklet to be published by the Australian Sikh Heritage Association later this year.