[Online] South Australia’s “Healing Prayers for a Wounded World”

Hosted by Religions for Peace Australia and Churches Together South Australia,Multifaith South AustraliaReligions for Peace Australia will host South Australia’s “Healing Prayers for a Wounded World” on Wednesday, 30th March at 7:30pm (ACST)(Click the time, and you can see your regional time)This is the joint program with South Australia, Multifaith South AustraliaWe invite all people to join us at this time of acute crisis –extreme weather events, conflict and invasions of sovereign states, and devastation across lands and waters.Please Book via www.trybooking.com/BYFHE to attend this Interfaith service in person. For those unable to be in Adelaide, here is the Livestream link for our shared Prayers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgNK12jZ8QE, Please remember this link will only go live at 7.20pm (ACST) when a procession Read more about [Online] South Australia’s “Healing Prayers for a Wounded World”[…]

Online Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine

Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukrainehosted by Asian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) / Religions for Peace AsiaAsian Conference of Religions for Peace (ACRP) hosts an interfaith prayer service for peace in Ukraine, which will be conducted at 2:00pm-3:00pm (Japan time) on Thursday, March 31, 2022. While mourning for the people who were killed in that country, in this service, the immediate cease-fire and the recovery of the normalcy of the victimized will be prayed as well as the enhancement of peace efforts and the tranquility of people in Ukraine.Military aggression by Russia lost many innocent lives and hurt many people. No sign of the ceasing of bloodshed Read more about Online Interfaith Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine[…]

Online Shelter Visit: Learning from Indonesia on Prevention of Trafficking in Person

Please click thr following registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArfuiprDgiGtKXDN6FDn0mEVyvGDTJp0ndAs the first collaboration project of Religions for Peace Japan and Religions for Peace Indonesia, Religions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that we will hold the online shelter visit webinar to raise public awareness of labor exploitation issues in Indonesia on Saturday, March 26th, 2022.According to the 2016 report by International Labor Organization, an estimated 40.3 million people are in modern slavery, including 24.9 million in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriage.Out of the 24.9 million people trapped in forced labor, 16 million people are exploited in the private sector such as domestic work, construction or agriculture; 4.8 million persons in forced sexual exploitation, and 4 million persons in forced labor imposed by state authorities.Also, ILO Read more about Online Shelter Visit: Learning from Indonesia on Prevention of Trafficking in Person[…]

Call for Proposals Application Deadline Extended: Multi-Religious Humanitarian Fund

Over 50 years, Religions for Peace and its network of six regional and over 90 national interreligious councils, youth and women of faith networks has consistently responded to global challenges by coordinating and supporting multi-religious efforts in building “positive peace,” which also includes delivering lifesaving support to communities in conflict situations.With this call for proposals, Religions for Peace is opening the third phase of the Multi- religious Humanitarian Fund to provide seed grants to interfaith initiatives that aid those displaced by conflict.https://www.rfp.org/call-for-proposals-multi-religious-humanitarian-fund/

International Women’s Day Statement from the World Council

For the first time in the history of Religions for Peace, the World Council, the governing body of Religions for Peace, composed of senior most faith leaders representing faith communities around the world, has issued a statement on International Women’s Day. The World Council acknowledges that women are impacted most severely by today’s multiple and simultaneous challenges of war, environmental degradation, violence, and poverty, committing to work together to support women’s voices, leadership and needs globally.Statement of the Religions for Peace World Council on International Women’s Day