The Power of First Nations Women’s Voices

The Power of First Nations Women’s Voices

The Australian Human Rights Commission will launch Yajilarra nhingi, mindija warrma (from dreams, let’s make it reality), a beautiful animation which tells the story of First Nations women’s voices on Wednesday, 24th November 2021, from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm AEDT. “Women are the social fabric of our communities and the glue that holds everything together. We are sovereign women. It is time to listen to our voices now.”

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The Road to New Normal in Post COVID-19 Era:

Interfaith Coalition Conference for Global Citizens 2021The Road to New Normal in Post COVID-19 Era: Collective Intelligence for Global Civil Community will be held in South Korea and online 20-21 November 2021 (KST,GMT+9) by the Interfaith Coalition Conference for Global Citizens 2021. Global Citizenship is a pathway to truly global peace. Faith-based action can make a sustainable and equitable world. Religious teaching and enlightenment can cultivate mind for global peace.

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The Old New: contemplating Country today

University of MelbourneThe Contemplative Studies Centre (University of Melbourne) fuses contemplative wisdom, innovative research, lifelong education, authentic dialogue and practice in the pursuit of knowledge to allow us, our society, and our world to flourish. The Centre presents The Old New: contemplating Country today on Wednesday 17 November 2021.

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Western Australia: 2021 Abraham Day: Hope and faith of Abraham, a lesson for all

Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don SproxtonThe opportunity to connect, celebrate and learn from the three Abrahamic faiths, brought a host of audience to the annual Abraham Day event, held at the University of Notre Dame Fremantle on Tuesday, 26 October.

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The Interfaith Talanoa Dialogue Call to COP26 – 11 November 2021

Interfaith Liaison Committee to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
The Interfaith Talanoa Dialogue Call to COP26 issued by the Interfaith Liaison Committee to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on 11 November 2021 tells “As people of faith, we believe that we humans are called to take care of our neighbours and of the Earth. We together envision a planet that secures good health, dignified livelihoods, and a future for all living beings including coming generations. Though we represent diverse faith traditions, we are united in calling upon the COP26 to act now on the climate emergency before it is too late.”

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Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews – A Time to Act Together

Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and JewsThe Australian National Dialogue of Christians, Muslims and Jews, a joint initiative of three peak bodies – the National Council of Churches in Australia, the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry – was formed over twenty years ago in recognition of our common humanity and the values we commit to as Australians.

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Faith groups increasingly join fight against climate change

many faiths - one planet

For many faith leaders, preserving the environment is part of their mandate to care for communities most vulnerable to climate change. It’s a call that Pope Francis has made often, most broadly in a 2015 encyclical, “Laudato si’.” It has been echoed by imams, rabbis, patriarchs and pastors who share how their faith traditions interpreted the call.

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COP26 event urges partnership between religious, Indigenous leaders to save planet

COP26 side event ‘Making Peace with Nature.’

There can be no solution to the climate crisis that does not recognize the rights and spiritualities of Indigenous peoples, according to religious leaders who gathered for the official COP26 side event ‘Making Peace with Nature.’

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Global Day for Climate Action

Global Day for Climate Action

Global Day of Climate Action: (While this is not directly interfaith activity, it is spirituality: spirituality is that you take action). World leaders will meet in Glasgow in November at the global climate talks, COP26. The COP26Coalition are organising decentralised mass mobilisations across the world, bringing together movements to build power for system change – from indigenous struggles to trade unions, from racial justice groups to youth strikers. Global Day of Climate Action is November 6. The People’s Summit for Climate Justice will take place from November 7-10.

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COP-26: Making Peace with Nature: Heeding the Call of Indigenous Peoples

Interfaith and Climate ChangeAt the COP 26 Climate Change Conference, Religions for Peace partnered with several organiations to present a side-event on listening to indigenous peoples, which is one of the articles of the Paris Agreement. “Making Peace with Nature: Heeding the Call of Indigenous Peoples” explores the role of #religious and #Indigenous leaders and how best to protect our planet, nature, and the climate. The Government of Norway will also be announcing its support for the next phase of the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative (@faiths4forests).

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Australian Quakers sign on to COP26 Open Letter: COP26 must deliver on Loss & Damage Finance

COP 26 must address Loss and Damage


Quakers Australia has joined Quakers in Britain by signing on to an open letter that will be sent to the Heads of States, Environment Ministers, President of COP26, Alok Sharma and the Heads of Delegations, prior to the start of COP26, expressing the urgency that COP26 must deliver on Loss & Damage Finance.

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English Language Studies for Pastoral Ministry

 English Language Studies for Pastoral Ministry


The English Language Studies for Pastoral Ministry (ELSPM) aims to train pastoral workers and theological students who speak a language other than English as their first language. Its objective is to develop skills in English in a Christian and theological environment and to improve communication to a level which will enable them to participate effectively in a pastoral ministry of the contemporary Church.

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Can Climate Apocalypse be Averted? Glasgow November 2021: A Date with Destiny

Can Climate Apocalypse be Averted? Glasgow November 2021: A Date with Destiny

Will the Glasgow Summit usher in a just, free carbon economy? If not, what next? Will governments deliver on their promises? What if they don’t? Conversation at the Crossroads invites you to join them on Thursday 11th November 2021 as we address these questions at an online international forum with leading thinkers and passionate advocates.

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Care for Environment – Sikhism

The Golden Temple - Amritsar

The Sikh religion was founded in the late 15th century in the Punjab by Guru Nanak (1469-1539) and takes its name from the word “sikh” meaning “disciple.” It is founded on faith in one Supreme Being and meditation on the divine Name with devotion, while living a householder life of virtue, honest work, and selfless service while seeking to establish justice in the world. As part of that justice in the world, EcoSikh has been active in the area of climate mitigation for more than a decade.

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