UN Womens Day – Equality for All

UN Emphasises Equality for All

International Women’s Day aims to provide a day of reflection on the progress made by women around the world, to celebrate acts of courage and determination by women and to call for further action and change.

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Stand up, Speak Out, CALD Family Violence

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Stand Up, Speak Up Forum will provide an opportunity for interested community members and service providers within the family violence sector and related fields to exchange ideas about the successes and challenges when implementing family violence preventions initiatives in communities.

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Hand in Hand Forum

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The Multicultural Health and Support Service (MHSS) invites all spiritual and community leaders to participate in the Hand in Hand Forum: Partnering with spiritual and community leaders in preventing HIV transmission in migrant and refugee communities.

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Women's Interfaith Model Passover Seder

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The National Council of Jewish Women in Australia (Vic) together with Jewish Aid will be hosting a Women’s Interfaith Model Passover Seder, the purpose of which is to provide opportunities for people of diverse faiths to specifically learn about Jewish festivals and traditions in a participatory experience, while at the same time promoting friendship and understanding.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture 2014

World Interfaith Harmony WeekReligions for Peace Australia and RMIT Chaplaincy presented the 2014 World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture “Multifaith Australia – Reimagining Our Common Future” in celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week, on 6 February, 2014.

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International Womens Day 2014

Inspiring Change

Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition, AHWFN and Women’s Interfaith Network Foundation have come together to present International Womens Day 2014 on Freiday, 7 March.

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Religion in 21st century Australia

Australian Partnership of Religious Organisations

APRO, the Australian Partnership of Religious Organisations, will conduct a forum on 7 May 2014 at Parliament House, NSW, on the topic of Religion in 21st century Australia and Inter-faith relations in 21st century Australia.

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UN Interfaith Voices Speak Out Against Poverty

UN Interfaith Voices Speak Out Against Poverty

UN, I don't want to be poor anymore

Voices of Faith Speaking Out Against Poverty is an Interfaith Initiative at the United Nations Post 2015 Sustainable Development Working Group. This Working Group and the associated Religious Non Government Organisations seek to create a path towards a world without poverty.

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Sultana's Dream – November

Mosaic Square from Sultana's Dream

The latest issue – November 2013 – of Sultana’s Dream is available for reading. The editorial takes up the engaging and thought provoking ‘Faith Fashion and Fusion Exhibition’ currently on show at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum.

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Interreligious dialogue in the teaching of the Catholic Church

Cardinal Tauran

Vatican City, 12 November 2013 (VIS) – A press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office this morning to present the book “Il Dialogo Interreligioso nell’Insegnamento Ufficiale della Chiesa Cattolica (1963-2013)” (“Interreligious Dialogue in the Official Teaching of the Catholic Church, (1963-2013)”).

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Religions must avoid engendering a spirit of superiority or exclusion

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Vatican City, 19 November 2013 (VIS) – Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, gave an address at today’s inaugural session of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Centre for Inter-religious and Inter-cultural Dialogue (KAICIID). The centre is an independent organisation based in Vienna and founded by Saudi Arabia, Austria and Spain, to which the Holy See adheres in the role of Founding Observer.

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Faith and Climate Change

Gosford Anglican Church

On Sunday 17 November, thousands of people around Australia have gathered to call for increased action in the cause of climate change. ABC Local interviewed leaders from three faith and climate change groups.

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