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

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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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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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African Religious Leaders Meet

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Nairobi, Kenya – Over 100 senior religious leaders from Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, and other religious communities convened in Nairobi, Kenya, 16-17 May 2012, to launch a child survival and maternal health pan-African initiative.

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Halal Certified Medicine

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According to the Halal Certified Medicine website HCM was developed to support Australian Muslims “in their endeavours to consume Halal only products by identifying which of their everyday products such as medicines, sporting and vitamin supplements are suitable for Muslims to purchase.”

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Opportunity to host asylum seekers

Human Rights Commission Australia

The Australian Human Rights Commission has been approached with a request to publicize an initiative of the Australian Homestay Network to provide short-term accommodation to asylum seekers who have been recently released from immigration detention.

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