RfP Tasmania - September 2014

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Religions for Peace Tasmania will be celebrating the UN International Day of Peace with an interfaith gathering entitled: A Mosaic of Light: The Colour of Peace.

The gathering will be held at UTAS Multifaith Centre, downstairs in the TUU Building (off the carpark), Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay Campus, from 2-4pm on Sunday 21 September 2014.

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Royal Commission publishes two research reports

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has published two research reports by the Australian Institute of Criminology: History of child sexual abuse offences in Australia and Brief review of contemporary sexual offence and child sexual abuse legislation in Australia.

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Victoria: 2014 Interfaith Network Conference

Victoria: 2014 Interfaith Network Conference

victorian interfaith networks

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria will conduct the 2014 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 23rd 2014, in association with Monash Interfaith Gathering and City of Monash at Mulgrave Community Centre. A key feature of this conference is exploration of faith communities responses to domestic violence.

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Day 1 - 8th General Assembly, ACRP

Asian Conference Religions for Peace

The 8th General Assembly of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace is at present meeting at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Chair, Religions for Peace Australia, Prof. Desmond Cahill is one of the Vice Presidents of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace. Prof. Cahill provides an account of the days happenings on Day 1 of the Assembly.

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8th General Assembly, ACRP, Inchon, Korea

Asian Conference Religions for Peace

The 8th General Assembly of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace is at present meeting at Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Republic of Korea. A number of delegates and observers from Australia are attending the meeting. The Chair, Religions for Peace Australia, Prof. Desmond Cahill is one of the Vice Presidents of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace. Prof. Cahill provides an update.

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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.