The Council of Christians and Jews (Victoria) will conduct the 2015 AGM at Leo Baeck Centre, Harp Road, Kew on Sunday June 14. Guest speaker at the AGM will be Christine Carolan, of the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans.
Our Religions for Peace family on its different levels is collaborating effectively: Religions for Peace International (RfP International), Religions for Peace Asia (RfP Asia) and Religions for Peace Nepal (RfP Nepal) are working as a single team to support our multi-religious collaboration in Nepal.
More than a week after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, cutting a wide swath of destruction through the country, residents in relief camps are struggling to get by. “Life is very miserable in camps,” said Mangla Maya Swal. Swal has been living in a camp in Bhaktapur district since her home was badly damaged in the April 25 quake. She and her family of nine are sharing a single tent, which in normal circumstances would be insufficient for two or three people
On 2 March 2015, the Attorney-General, the Hon Martin Pakula MP, issued the terms of the reference for the eight-year review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic) (the Charter). Submissions to the Charter Review may be submitted up to 4 June 2015.
The Annual General Meeting of Religions for Peace - Victoria Branch will take place on Sunday 24 May 2015 at the Islamic Museum of Australia. This will be followed by a tour of the Islamic Museum.
The Religions for Peace Tasmania Branch Interfaith Gathering for May will be to join in with the Symphony of Peace Prayers, this year to be held on Saturday 16 May from 2.00pm at Windsong, 452 Strip Road, Little Swanport.
The dialogue between the Uniting Church and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry demonstrates that if you work hard enough and long enough at interfaith-relations, you build a solid foundation of trust and respect.