The Swiss Minaret Ban

Book Cover, the Swiss Minaret Bam

On 29 November 2009 Swiss voters approved the proposal to introduce a ban on building minarets on Swiss territory into the Federal Constitution. The result surprised large parts of the media and political class.

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Religious Leaders in Myanmar Reject Violence

Myanmar in flood

Senior Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Hindu leaders in Myanmar, collaborating as members of the working committee for Religions for Peace Myanmar, issued a multi-religious statement on June 18, 2012 in Yangon, Myanmar, to address recent escalating violence.

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Instanbul Declaration on Tolerance

European Council of Religious Leaders

The European Council of Religious Leaders have delivered a declaration on Tolerance which gives a wide array of values and behaviours which show tolerance in action.

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Religion in the University Curriculum

Religion and Ethics Report Logo

Where would you expect to find religion as part of a university education? Andrew West of the ABC’s Religion and Ethics Report explored this question with speakers at the recent Religion in the University Conference.

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Seminar on Light Eternal

Council of Christians and Jews Western Australia

The Council of Christians and Jews of Western Australia will conduct a Seminar on Light Eternal – a study DVD to promote understanding of Jews and Judaism: A Statement by the Uniting Church in Australia”.

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Books

Resources – Books From time to time we will be placing book notes and short reviews of selected books which may be of use to our readers and members; the focus may be on Religions, Religious Leaders and seeking understanding of the principles of cooperation and harmony among the religions. Or the focus may be … Read more

Ten Promises for Children: A Multi-religious Commitment

Call to Action, Religions for Peace

Religions for Peace (RfP) and the Center for Interfaith Action (CIFA) today announced the launch of a global initiative to engage religious communities around the world in saving children’s lives through ten concrete and specific acts: Ten Promises to Our Children.

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