BOIV and Darebin City Council are launching a booklet aim to assist Muslim community leaders in their work preventing violence against women and to build respectful relations within the Muslim community.
Pope Francis tells, ‘It’s wrong to identify Islam with violence’
Pope Francis said on Sunday that it was wrong to identify Islam with violence and that social injustice and idolatry of money were among the prime causes of terrorism. “I think it is not right to identity Islam with violence,” he told reporters aboard the plane taking him back to Rome after a five-day trip to Poland. “This is not right and this is not true.”
Conference of the Colloquium on Violence & Religion
The Australian Catholic University invites you to participate in the Annual Conference of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion|6th Annual Conference of the Australian Girard Seminar at ACU, Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Wednesday 13 July 2016 to Sunday 17 July 2016.
MENA Leaders Address Violent Extremism & Advance Citizenship Ahead of G7 Summit
(TOKYO, JAPAN, 13 MAY 2016) As heads of state from the world’s major economies are arriving in Japan for the G7 Summit, world renowned religious leaders from the Middle East convened in Tokyo on 12-13 May to advance the full citizenship of all communities in Muslim majority states. Doing so, they stated, was an irreplaceable key to preventing and transforming violent extremism, Islamophobia and xenophobia.