5th World Peace Forum Discussion Forums

World Peace Forum

The Indonesian Central Board of Muhammadiyah in cooperation with the Kuala Lumpur-based Cheng Ho Multi-Culture Education Trust, and Centre for Dialogue and Cooperation among Civilisations (CDCC) will organize the 5th World Peace Forum to be held on November 20 - 23, 2014, in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Interfaith Dialogue and the Social Dividend

Prof. Desmond Cahill, Chair, Religions for Peace Australia, has given an address to the G20 Interfaith Summit at the Gold Coast, held 16-18 November. The topic for Prof. Cahill's address was Interfaith Dialogue and the Social Dividend. In his talk, Prof Cahill gave a description of interfaith activity:

Interfaith activity, firstly, means the different faith communities not just living harmoniously side-by-side (though this is a good beginning) but actively knowing about and respecting each other and each other’s beliefs in fair and honourable competition, not allowing the mistakes and tragedies of the distant and recent past to pervert the present.

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Public Hearing into Satyananda Yoga Ashram

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

A Mangrove Mountain ashram whose former religious guru allegedly had sex with under age girls is in the sights of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse. The commission has announced that it will hold a public inquiry into the response of the Satyananda Yoga Ashram to allegations of child sexual abuse by the ashram’s former spiritual leader in the 1970s and 1980s.

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RfP Tasmania - November 2014

Tasmania Logo

The November gathering of Religions for Peace (Tas Branch) will be held on Sunday 30 November 2.30-4.00pm at the UTAS Multifaith Centre, TUU Building, Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay. The event will be part of Human Rights Week and will be entitled 'Faiths Respecting Refugees'.

The keynote speaker will be Fr Shammi Perera, who is originally from Sri Lanka and now the chaplain with responsibility for the pastoral care of migrants and refugees, based at St Mary's Cathedral, Hobart.

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Victoria: One Voice - Tree of Life Project

The One Voice - Tree of Life Project will be conducted by the Ballarat Interfaith Network at Sebastapol on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th November 2014 at the Ballarat South Community Hub - Tuppen Drive, Sebastopol. This is a community weekend event organised by Ballarat Interfaith Network in the interests of MultiFaith and MultiCultural understanding and world peace.

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Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace

Multifaith Education Australia

SRI Victoria

The Recent Victorian Education Department Ministerial Directive №41 requires the posting of curriculum materials for Special Religious Instruction in Victoria to the public domain so that parents may overview the curriculum content. Curriculum materials will be posted to Multifaith Education Australia, the new website for Special Religious Instruction (and multifaith education) in Australia. This website is administered by Religions for Peace Australia under its contractural requirements with the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. SRI Curriculum Content is found on this website here

The Golden Rule

Golden Rule, Australian Version

An Australian Version of the Golden Rule Poster is available

Multifaith Australia - Reimaging our Common Future

Reimagining Our Common Future

Religions for Peace Australia, with RMIT Chaplaincy, present Multifaith Australia – Reimagining Our Common Future public lecture by Religions for Peace for World Interfaith Harmony Week. Watch a video of this lecture by Prof. Joe Camillerie and the response by Maria Vamvakinou, MP.

Offer a Meal Movement

Offer a Meal

Religions for Peace Australia invites you to join the worldwide Offer a Meal Movement – a movement which skips a meal a couple of times a month in solidarity with–and prayer for –those suffering from hunger, extreme poverty or violent conflict.

G20 Interfaith Summit: Religious Freedom and Economic Development

G20 Interfaith Summit

Griffith University Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue will conduct a G20 Interfaith Summit on November 16 - 18. This Interfaith Summit will explore Religious Freedom and Economic Development.
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Interaction

Interaction

Affliated with Religions for Peace Australia, InterAction is Interfaith Youth building a generation-wide movement of young people. Inspired by individual spiritual traditions, InterAction works together to build a better world. Visit Interaction

Anti Racism

Racism, it stops with Me

Religions for Peace has partnered with the Australian Human Rights Commission Anti Racism Strategy

9th World Assembly

Religions for Peace

The 9th World Assembly of Religions for Peace was held in Vienna during November, 2013. Theme Papers and Resources are available.