FECCA – Federation of Ethnic Communities Councils of Australia – has urged interfaith dialogue in its submission to the Australian Government’s Inquiry into the Status of the Human Right to Freedom of Religion or Belief.
World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW) couldn’t have come at a better time. With the recent US travel bans against countries that are predominantly Muslim and persecution of faith groups including Christians at an all-time high; it sometimes feels like there is a war on religion as a whole.
The Yarra Interfaith Network would like to invite you to their Annual General Meeting 2016 on Wednesday 9 November at the Fitzroy Town Hall. Guest speaker will be Rabbi Fred Morgan, who will speak on Adventures in Interfaith Dialogue.
Initiatives of Change will host a 3 speaker panel and interfaith dialogue examining extremism in religion on Saturday 11 June 2016 at Armagh, Toorak.
Before considering the role of churches in interfaith dialogue, it is important to note the key role played by religion in the communities and societies of our region, said he Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Most Revd Suheil Dawani, at the Carter Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Jerusalem – and the Middle East more generally – is a place where religion is integral to the identity of individuals, families, communities and national societies.