The sacred seasons of the Christian Lent and the Islamic Ramadan offer much in common in building humility, self-discipline, self-sacrifice and harmony in diversity. The is unity in difference in the social outcomes of these festivals that care for the poor, those who are in need, and creating a future for the generations to come.
The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe – a social justice film – will have a screening sponsored by Creators of Peace Followed by Q&A with co-star Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe at the Multifaith Centre, Griffith University, Nathan Campus on Saturday 30 September, 2017.
Religions and faith systems have social justice as a pivotal centre from which many activities in a faith community arise therefrom and become part of the active compassion taken up by that faith system or religion in society and culture. In examining justice for victims of sexual abuse in institutions, the Royal Commission is required to respond to the directive of the Federal Executive and the Parliament “what institutions and governments should do to address, or alleviate the impact of, past and future sexual abuse and related matters in institutional contexts, including, in particular, in ensuring justice for victims through … processes for referral for investigation and prosecution“.
An Ecumenical Forum
The Victorian Council of Churches’ Social Question Commission is proud to host this important discussion on treaty, sovereignty and constitutional recognition.