Creating a religiously harmonious society in Australia: issues and challenges

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Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed – Grand Mufti of Australia, the Chaldean Catholic Eparch of Australia and New Zealand, the Parliamentary Friends of Interfaith along with Members of Parliament met in Parliament House Canberra to hear talks on “Creating a religiously harmonious society in Australia: issues and challenges”. Here, we bring you the Speech by His Eminence the Grand Mufti of Australia at Parliament House.

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Pope Francis Video shares an impassioned call for Interfaith Unity


Pope Francis Video

On Wednesday 5th January 2016, Francis launched a monthly video prayer series with an emotional call for peace between people of different faiths.

"Many think differently, feel differently, seeking God or meeting God in different ways," the pontiff said. "We are all children of God."

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FAITH LEADERS CALL FOR PEACE AND UNITY

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Shepparton Interfaith Network extends compassion and prayers to all involved in the recent Sydney siege. Shepparton and the Goulburn Valley have been touched to the core by the recent events in Sydney. Members of Shepparton Interfaith Network are involved with the Victorian Council of Churches and the Faith Communities Council of Victoria. A press release from Faith Victoria is given below.

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Statement Promoting Harmony

Faith Communities Council of Victoria

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria has issued a press release focussed on promoting harmony. Shepparton Interfaith Network fully supports and endorses all efforts to maintain harmony in the Goulburn Valley, Victoria and in urban and regional Australia.

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Harmony Day

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Harmony Day 2012 was celebrated on March 21 at Kidstown, a joint collaboration by the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District, Uniting Care-Cutting Edge, Voices for Harmony, Shepparton Interfaith Network and the City of Greater Shepparton Cultural Development Office.

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Harmony in a Multicultural Society

Prof. David de KretserProfessor David de Kretser, former Governor of Victoria, has been an ardent supporter of Multiculturalism, and has also attended many Interfaith events as Guest of Honour. Recently, Prof. de Kretser gave an address at the July Australian Intercultural Society Luncheon series, in Melbourne. What follows is the text of Prof. de Kretser's address. (This article is reproduced with the kind permission of the Australian Intercultural Society.) ... Read more...

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