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History In The Dioceses Interfaith

Queensland Holocaust museum to open in partnership with Brisbane Archdiocese

Queensland’s first Holocaust museum, in the heart of Brisbane’s Catholic cathedral precinct, was officially unveiled on Friday. Source: Brisbane Archdiocese.


Religious leaders recommit to interfaith harmony 

Senior religious representatives in South Australia have recommitted to interfaith harmony at four meetings hosted by the Adelaide Archdiocese. Source: The Southern Cross.


Interfaith Iftar dinner promotes culture of encounter

More than 100 leaders from across many faith communities gathered recently with politicians, members of educational institutions, charity groups and grass-roots organisations for the annual Interfaith Iftar dinner co-hosted by the Diocese of Parramatta and the Columban Centre for Muslim-Christian Relations. Source: Catholic Outlook.


Jewish community says bishops’ document ‘reflects true friendship’

The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council has congratulated the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference on its new publication, Walking Together: Catholics with Jews in the Australian Context.


New document highlights Catholics, Jews ‘walking together’

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has launched a new document to highlight Christianity’s unique relationship with Judaism and to celebrate the positive relationship the two faiths enjoy in Australia. Source: ACBC Media Blog.

Interfaith Pope Francis

Religions play crucial role in fostering fraternity, Pope tells Buddhists

Religions play a crucial role in fostering fraternity by promoting a culture of encounter, Pope Francis told a delegation of Buddhists who visited the Vatican yesterday. Source: Vatican News.

Ecology Interfaith

People of faith gather for fossil fuel Divestment Week of Action

A multi-faith prayer service was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, on Thursday as part of a worldwide fossil fuel Divestment Week of Action, initiated by the global Catholic Laudato Si’ Movement. Source: Catholic Outlook.

First Nations Interfaith Politics

Religious leaders unite to urge support for Voice

A coalition of religious organisations has sent a joint letter to MPs warning that future generations of Australians “will not forgive us” if the Indigenous Voice to Parliament fails at the referendum. Source: The Australian.

Interfaith New South Wales

Catholic representative chosen for new religious advisory council

Sydney Archdiocese’s Monica Doumit has been appointed to the Perrottet Government’s New South Wales Religious Communities Advisory Council. Source: The Catholic Weekly.