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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

 

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Martha Ann Kirk and Patricia Madigan, Iraqi Women of Three Generations, San Antonio Texas Peace Centre and the Gϋlen Institute, 2014. Order here

 

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Trish Madigan, Women and Fundamentalism in Islam and Catholicism: negotiating modernity in a globalized world (Oxford: Peter Lang Publishers, 2011). Order here

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February

Mon 26           Lunchtime lecture “Women of faith: challenges and opportunities”  Professor Sophia Pandya (California State University, Long Beach USA) facilitated by Noel Debien (ABC radio journalist)  Venue: Affinity, Level 5, Suite 501, 51-57 Pitt St, Sydney   When: 11.30 am – 1.45 pm    RSVP here: http://affinity.org.au/feb-26-lunchtime-lecture-sophia-pandya/

Mon 26     Panel discussion on “Religion in the Modern World”                   Sophia Pandya (California State University, Long Beach USA), Paul Weller (Centre for Trust, Peace and social Relations, Coventry University, UK) and Tim Costello (Australian Baptist Minister and Chief Advocate of World Vison) facilitated by John Cleary (Affinity advisory board member and veteran ABC radio journalist)  Venue: The University of Newcastle, Sydney CBD Campus, 55 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000  When: 6:00 - 8:00pm   RSVP: info@affinity.org.au

Tues 27      Lunchtime Lecture “Religious Freedom and Human Rights in Secular Society”    Professor Paul Weller (Centre for Trust, Peace and social Relations, Coventry University, UK) facilitated by Professor Iain Benson, Notre Dame University    Venue: Affinity, Level 5, Suite 501, 51-57 Pitt St, Sydney Time: 11:30am - 1:45pm   RSVP here: http://affinity.org.au/feb-27-paul-weller/

March

Tues 6             A Public Panel Discussion “Listening to the Female Voice: Women and Faith.”       Hosted by Australian Catholic University and Australian Intercultural Society, with Prof Sophia Pandya, Dr Rachel Davies, Dr Dina Afrianty, Prof Paul Weller.  Venue: Christ Lecture Theatre, Australian Catholic University Melbourne, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy  Time: 6.00 – 7.30 pm   Registration: Registration is free via https://womenandfaith.eventbrite.com.au

 

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Interfaith service and community gathering with Reverend Shalani McCray. Meeting Room 2, Cronulla Central Complex, 38-60 Croydon St, Cronulla. Plenty of parking in the adjoining carpark, 7.30pm. Fellowship with light supper follows 1st Tuesday of the month. Enquiries: manypathsonejourney@gmail.com or https://www.facebook.com/creatingpeace

An Interfaith Meditation Group meets on the 1st Sunday of each month from 5-6pm at the Ron Dyer Centre in the grounds of the North Sydney Catholic Church, corner of Miller and Ridge Sts. Contact Paul or Judi Taylor palmy@ozemail.com.au, ph. 9954 1037. See flyer

Interfaith gathering led by Reverend Brookes McTavish, 1st Sunday of each month, Chapel by the Sea, 95 Roscoe Street, Bondi Beach NSW 2065, 7 pm. Tel: 9130 3445. Enquiries: interfaithnet@gmail.com

 

 

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