Together for Humanity is an organisation that delivers educational programs in schools aiming to develop children’s intercultural understanding. Read about one of its recent activities here
The First International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns was held at Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from 14-18 October 2018. The theme of the conference was “Contemplative Action and Active Contemplation: Buddhist and Christian Nuns in Dialogue.” Read more
A delegation of Australian faith leaders has met with Immigration Minister David Coleman and shadow minister Shayne Neumann to discuss the plight of asylum-seeker children on Nauru. Read more
Dr Anne Fairbairn AM, the iconic Australian poet, artist, journalist and a long time bridge builder between Australia and the Arab world has passed away at the age of 90. Read more
More than 70 faith leaders and 40 parliamentarians came together for Australian Catholic University’s annual Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast at Parliament House in Sydney in a celebration of shared values. Read more
Australian politicians have spoken out in rare unity in support of a non-discriminatory immigration program. Read more
The Vatican published a message on 18 May recognizing the Muslim month of Ramadan and expressing appreciation for “the great effort by Muslims throughout the world to fast, pray and share the Almighty’s gifts with the poor.” It is titled “Christians and Muslims: From Competition to Collaboration”
A Christian reflection on Ramadan.
Dozens of items from the Vatican’s Anima Mundi Museum are part of a new exhibition at the National Museum of Australia (20 April – 22 July) that seeks to explore Islamic faith and culture. Read more
On the celebration of the Buddhist feast of Vesakh,the Vatican invites the world’s Buddhists and Christians to work together to combat corruption which involves the abuse of positions of power for personal gain. Read more
Young Australian Muslims seem to be on their feet. They are not waiting for good leadership to happen, rather they are leading the path of transformation. Read more
Christians and Muslims in Lebanon have celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary at the national level for 12 years and it is now recognized as a national holiday. Its slogan continues to be “The Islamic Christian Gathering Around Virgin Mary”. Read more
OnePath Network has carried out a groundbreaking analysis of coverage of Islam in the Media by tracking 5 of Australia’s biggest newspapers reporting on Islam during the year 2017. The study concluded that the way the media talks about Islam in Australia is disproportionate, divisive and dangerous. Click here to read the whole analysis.
Members of the Anglican Communion’s new Inter Faith Commission will gather for their first meeting next week, in Cairo, Egypt. Read more
In Morocco female Quran experts are using their scholarship to provide spiritual guidance to Muslim youths at risk of radicalism. Read more
Dominican fr Jean-Jacques Pérènnes reflects on the meaning of the beatification of Bishop Pierre Claverie and 18 other religious who were assassinated in Algeria between 1994 and 1996. He sees the beatification is not just a matter for Christians but for all those who wanted and still want a pluralistic Algeria. Read more