The latest issue – August 2012 – of Sultana’s Dream is available for reading. The editorial takes up the issue of how Australia’s Muslims’ perceive they are treated by the media.
Senior Religious Leaders in Myanmar reject Violence
(Yangon, Myanmar) 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 the escalating violence.
Religions for Peace condemns the morally reprehensible attack by a lone gunman on the Sikh Temple of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA, in which a number of innocent people were killed and wounded on 5 August.
Regional and Rural Migration in and for the 21st Century: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Migration to rural Australia places many challenges in a rapidly transforming nation. Meeting these challenges has substantial gains for both Australians and those who migrate to rural areas, writes Prof. Des Cahill.
Recent publications in the Australian media suggest, Australian multiculturalism, seen as a strategy of managing cultural diversity and a social policy – has been often misunderstood and confused with ethno-cultural pluralism and assimilationist melting pot.
The 2011 Census revealed changes are occurring in the religious profile of Australia. We can say the overall trend is very clear: a more secular humanist, less Christian and more multifaith Australia, writes Des Cahill, Chair of Religions for Peace Australia.
The Executive Meeting of the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP), held at the Best Western Premier Incheon Airport Hotel and Hanwha Resort in Jeonnam, Republic of Korea, June 11-15, 2012.
The Interfaith Summit on Achieving World Peace Through Religious Harmony and Conflict Resolution was held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 21 to 25, 2012, sponsored by the Pure Land Learning College Association Inc.
The July Multifaith Association of South Australia Meeting was held at Saldechin Tea Rooms, 21 King William Street, Adelaide on 15th July at 3pm.
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.
The European Council of Religious Leaders met recently in Sarajevo and have reflected on inclusive citizenship, and issued a statement on living together in diversity and harmony.
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.
The European Council of Religious leaders recently issued a declaration on restoring the dignity of women and ending violence.
The 2011 Census data for Australia, showing changes in Australia’s population and diversity has been released. The Census revealed a large increase in the numbers of non-Christian religious adherents and also, in the number of those reporting “No Religion”.
How has immigration changed the religious landscape of Australia? What will the 2011 Census reveal about the religious observance in Australia?
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.
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.
The Annual General Meeting of Religions for Peace Australia was held on Sunday, 3rd June, in Melbourne.