APRO (Australian Partnership of Religious Organisations), the NSW Branch of Religions for Peace Australia, the Australian Multicultural Foundation along with the Organ and Tissue Authority of Australia bring a national interfaith forum on Religious Values and the values of religion.
While religion still plays an important role in many individual lives, its role at the level of the community and institutions is contested. Some question both the value of religion, and the place of religious values in our society. This roundtable seminar will examine the role of religion – and its contributions to Australian society and culture – this day, this age.
The Australian Baha’i Community invites you to join in a special service marking the occasion of Human Rights Day 2016, at the Sydney Baha’i Temple, Mona Vale Road, Ingleside on Sunday 4 December from 11AM.
On 24 November 2016, the Womens Interfaith Network held one meeting at Parliament House, NSW. This dialogue group now in its 18th year and meets monthly at Parliament House Sydney.
On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed – Grand Mufti of Australia – invited Rev Dr Patrick McInerney, Director, Columban Mission Institute to breakfast with him. Dr. McInerney writes about an anti-muslim poll which is unrepresentative nonsense.
WHEN more than 300 people from different religious backgrounds attended Australia’s largest interfaith event for young people – the Youth PoWR conference – in North Sydney last Saturday night (September 3), the frequency of nods of understanding stood out most.
Living Waters – Run-off, Rivers and Reefs is a multi-faith event for all people interested in the well-being of our inland and coastal waterways and our role in caring for them now and into the future.
The Columbian Mission Institute – along with its volunteers from many religions – will conduct a Youth Parliament of World Religions (PoWR) at Monte Sant Angelo Mercy College, North Sydney on Saturday, 3 September 2016.
Aboriginal Catholic Ministry in collaboration with Amberley Centre, invite you to experience and explore Aboriginal spirituality and connection to land by walking with Mutthi Mutthi woman Vicki Clark in the footsteps of her ancestors at Lake Mungo and Balranald.
The Canterbury Bankstown Harmony Group event was held at Punchbowl Community Centre last Wednesday night. The Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed, was present as well other religious leaders and politicians including Lakemba Uniting Church minister Reverend Graeme Watkins and Watson MP Tony Burke.
Religions for Peace NSW Branch meets regularly at Parliament House in Sydney, hosted by the Hon. Walt Secord. During 2016, the theme of the meetings is the structure of the participant religions. This makes for an engaging dialogue session.