During an inter-religious ceremony, refugees, religious leaders, and UN Refugee Agency representatives gathered on 12 December in the Ecumenical Centre chapel to pray, sing, and listen deeply to one another. Titled “This is My Story, This is My History,” the ceremony offered prayers from various traditions including Buddhist, Jewish, Bahá’í, Muslim, Hindu, and Christian.
Australia is once again facing uncertainty about the future of Covid 19, the security of home and employment, the frailty of the aged and the messy spread and contagion of the Delta variant of Covid-19. Religions for Peace Australia has prepared a video of faith leaders from many traditions offering prayers for a time of uncertainty and Community Challenges.
On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed – Grand Mufti of Australia – invited Rev Dr Patrick McInerney, Director, Columban Mission Institute to breakfast with him. Dr. McInerney writes about an anti-muslim poll which is unrepresentative nonsense.