Faiths call for compassionate Australia

Leading up to Australia Day, Christian, Islamic and Jewish representatives have issued a common call for the nation to adopt compassion as its guiding principle.

Habit forming

A crucifix-wearing Catholic nun was the unlikely catalyst for reconnecting Amna Iqbal to her Islamic faith.

Full set of beliefs

Ormond Uniting Church will devote October to exploring four of the world’s great faiths – Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism.

Fellowship of the faiths during Ramadan

Iftar at Carlton Church of All Nations It was a historic occasion at Scots Memorial Uniting Church as the congregation became the first church in Tasmania to host an Iftar dinner earlier this month.

Table of togetherness

When Brunswick was named as a terrorist target in 2016, the local religious community decided they would respond by showcasing the neighbourhood’s thriving diversity

Triumph of light

For the rest of Thursday don’t be shy about wishing any Hindu people you know “Happy Diwali” (the ‘w’ has a ‘v’ sound), and certainly do so if you run into Kirit Kapadia.

Speed date a Muslim

First dates can be pretty awkward encounters, especially when you have nothing to talk about, but there were plenty of energetic conversations at the Speed Date a Muslim event held at St John’s Uniting Church Elsternwic

Choosing understanding over fear

People from 14 countries and regions gathered in Jakarta last month for YATRA (Youth in Asia Training in Religious Amity)