New York | 22 April 2019
The Religions for Peace global family is deeply saddened by the despicable acts of terror that targeted hotels and Christian places of worship in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa during the holy celebration of Easter. We join the leaders of the Sri Lanka Council of Religions for Peace (RfP Sri Lanka) and the people of Sri Lanka as they grieve the loss of innocent lives.
On ANZAC Day (25 April) at 11am St Paul’s Cathedral will conduct a Service of Lament, Repentance and Hope. We will remember that the ‘War to end all wars’ was over, but that was not ‘enough’. War continues. We will pray for all peace makers, who are children of God, whoever they are. All are welcome. Service commences at 11 AM.
For many, Easter is a time for family, catching up with friends and enjoying a relaxing few days off.
For others, it is a strictly religious affair.
Church halls swell at this time of year, to accommodate those who observe religious rituals on special occasions.
There is no doubt that Jesus is one of the greatest figures in Islamic doctrine. The Quran refers to Jesus as the Messenger of Allah, the word of God and a spirit from God.
Question Islam is your opportunity to ask questions about Islam and put Islam Under the Spotlight! Taking place at the Sir Samuel Griffith Lecture Centre, Nathan Campus, Griffith University on the afternoon of Saturday, 27 April.
Preserving the history of a community is vital for the upkeep of their culture, religion, social and economic life. It defines the identity, values, beliefs as well as the trials and triumphs of a people and serves as a rich lesson for their future generations. The Sikh Heritage Museum of Australia covers it all.
Arts Centre Melbourne, Multicultural Arts Victoria and VicHealth invites you to start your day by awaking your senses through the sounds of Indian classical music at the free monthly Southbank Dawn Raga Series at Arts Centre Melbourne from April – June. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the meditative and spiritual sounds of the sitar, flute and veena with the uplifting beats of the tabla, and prepare for the day ahead.
Earth @ Peace realises a Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace. It is a Landmark Conference held tat the University of Divinity, Melbourne, over 2 days, Tuesday-Wednesday 23-24 April 2019. This conference will feature panel discussions, working groups, a hypothetical, and international networking. Due demand and booking filled early, it has been decided to live stream the conference from the Earth @ Peace Website.
You are invited to Interfaith Matters at Hope’s Cafe, Corner of Portrush and Norwood Parade, Norwood on 24 April from 5.30 – 7.30pm.
Firefighters tackle the blaze as flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame Cathedral as it burns in Paris on April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Thousands gathered in the heart of Melbourne to mark the festival of Vaisakhi – the celebration of the birth of Khalsa. The Sikh parade or the Nagar Kirtan event was held at such a large scale for the first time in the streets of Melbourne this Saturday, April 13.
The City of Greater Geelong, the Geelong Interfaith Network and the Islamic Society of Geelong invite you to the Memorial Service for the victims of the terror attack at the Christchurch mosques, New Zealand on 15 March, 2019.
Saturday 11 May | Join Pilgrim Theological College and Yarra Theological Union to explore the next steps in Australian histories of religion as Michael Hogan revisits the theme of his 1987 book.
The Australian Bahá’í Community will conduct a special service Fostering Peace & Unity, Christchurch Memorial Service on Sunday, 14 April 2018.
Retired pope Benedict XVI has ventured out of retirement to publish an essay blaming the Catholic church’s sexual abuse scandals on the sexual revolution of the 1960s and “homosexual cliques” among priests.
Greetings of peace! During April we will combine with two events, one, the Walk for Friendship to be held on the 5 April leaving at 1.45pm from the Hobart Mosque, 166 Warwick St Hobart (more details are below) and the other, join the Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees, together with fellow Australians in other cities and towns. The gathering will be held on Parliament House lawns from 2.00-4.00pm on Sunday 14 April 2019.
The Women’s Federation for World Peace Victoria, Inc. will conduct a Mindfulness Retreat in Belgrave Heights on Saturday, April 13.