Joint Interfaith Statement ~ Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - UNA Joint Interfaith Statement – signed by 115 faith bodies and organisations – has been provided addressing the issues of nuclear weapons, their economic and planetary life impact on all, and the works taken up by people of faith. We know that there is no true safety, security and peace for any of us until there is safety, security and peace for all of us.

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Federal government moves to ban Nazi salute after spike in anti-Semitism, racism

Nazi symbol banned in NSW

The federal government has announced a plan to make it a criminal offence to perform the Nazi salute in Australia.

Meanwhile, hundreds of prominent Australians have signed a letter denouncing anti-Semitism and racism.

Jewish and Islamic groups say there has been a huge rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.

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Canberra: Multifaith Prayer Support to COP28

Parliament House CanberraThere will be a show of public prayer support for the UN Conference COP28 on the lawns of Parliament House Canberra on Sunday 26 November and Monday 27 November 2023. The aim of public multi-faith prayer is to show the need for effective responses is a mainstream faith issue. As given in Laudate Deum, Pope Francis will attend COP28 for days 2 to 4.

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Supporting Victoria’s Jewish And Islamic Communities

Victoria government logoThe Victorian Government is investing in the safety of Victorian faith communities, with new support to combat antisemitism and Islamophobia to make sure communities feel safe, welcomed and celebrated.

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Statement by Multicultural Arts Victoria

Multicultural Arts Victoria The Board of Multicultural Arts Victoria acknowledge the distress that the growing conflict in the Middle East is having overseas and locally. The crisis in Gaza and Israel is affecting many in our communities and our hearts are with those who are suffering or grieving the profound loss of friends and loved ones in the region.

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Statement by Religions for Peace Australia: Ending the Conflict in Israel and Palestine

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Religions for Peace Australia is Australia’s largest interfaith organization with a presence in every state and territory. In light of the recent tragic events in Palestine and Israel beginning on October 7th. 2023, Religions for Peace Australia is deeply concerned with the suffering and loss of life on all sides. We call upon multi-faith communities across the world to lead by example, fostering unity and understanding.

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Tasmania: October 2023

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As we continue to witness unfolding events, Religions for Peace Tasmania Branch seeks to remain people of peace in upholding the values of multifaith harmony, inclusion, and social cohesion.

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