Five

five kids

Around the world, familiar routines shape our days and weeks: waking, washing, dressing, eating and, for many people, praying. Come, watch a video.

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Victoria: Anzac Day Ecumenical Service

An Ecumenical Service of Lament, Repentance and Hope for the Centenary of the Gallipoli Landing will be conducted at St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne on Anzac Day, at 11am. This event is sponsored by St Paul’s Cathedral and Pax Christi Australia, The Victorian Council of Churches, the Melbourne Catholic Office for Justice and Peace, The Uniting Church in Australia, The Anglican Social Responsibilities Committee, Social Policy Connections, and the Anzac Centenary Peace Coalition.

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Interfaith and social cohesion in Australia: looking to the future

Australian Multicultural Council

The Australian Multicultural Council was commissioned by the Australian Government to examine aspects of Social Cohesion in Australia, and the role of interfaith dialogue in building and maintaining social cohesion. This report examines social cohesion, religion, national engagement in Interfaith Dialogue, and opportunities for strengthening interfaith dialogue. The various topics of roundtable discussion were - inter alia - Interfaith sector and social cohesion, Interfaith and anti-racism, Interfaith education and Inclusion in interfaith dialogue.

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Amma to visit Sydney and Melbourne

The worldwide famous "hugging saint" - Mata Amritanandamayi - AMMA to millions around the world, will be visiting Australia during April of 2015. There will be programs in Sydney and Melbourne. Visitors may attend and meet Amma and receive her individual blessing.

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Queensland: Divine Providence: The Wreck and Rescue of the Julia Ann

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The Wreck and Rescue of the Julia Ann

In 1855, the Julia Ann set off to transport Australian immigrants to the United States. But twenty-six days into the journey, the Julia Ann struck a coral reef, and the ship began to sink. Griffith University Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue will present a screening of Divine Providence - The Wreck and Rescue of the Julia Ann on Tuesday, 5th of May.

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Multifaith Future Leaders Program

Mulitfaith Future Leaders Camp

The B'nai Brith Anti Defamation Commission aims to promote respect and justice and oppose racism and hatred. They run many programs one of which is a Multifaith Future Leaders Program. The B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) is accepting nominations for its Multifaith Future Leaders Program for young and upcoming religious leaders for a one-day program in July 2015.

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Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace

2015 Parliament of Religions

parliament of the world's religions 2015

The 2015 Parliament of the World's Religions will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 15 - 19th. Click here to read more.

Multifaith Education Australia

SRI Victoria

The Recent Victorian Education Department Ministerial Direction №141 requires the posting of instruction program materials for Special Religious Instruction in Victoria to the public domain so that parents may overview the instruction program. Program 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 Instruction Program 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 held the first G20 Interfaith Summit on the Gold Coast during the weekend of November 16 - 18. This Interfaith Summit explored Religious Freedom and Economic Development.

An archive of all presentations at the G20 Interfaith Summit can be found here.

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.