The two-day ACRP Executive Council meeting was successfully held online for the first time on May 10-11. Seventeen of the 22 member chapters participated in the meeting. About half of the Executive Council members, including the chair of the Youth and Women’s Networks, participated in this meeting and engaged in the discussions.Prior to the main discussion, Rev. Dr. Nobuhiro Nemoto, Deputy Secretary-General of Religions for Peace (former Secretary-General of the ACRP) delivered a message to us from New York.He stated that the mission of religious people is to live by the wishes of God and Buddha and to realize those wishes in this world. The wishes of God and Buddha Read more about ACRP Online Executive Council Meeting 2022[…]
Interfaith Schools XIII General LectureThe Interfaith School (SLI) is jointly organized by the Institute for Interfaith Dialogue in Indonesia, the Faculty of Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW), the Theology Faculty, Sanata Dharma University and the Ushuluddin Faculty, State Islamic University, Yogyakarta. This year is SLI XIII. Held for 1 (one semester). Participants learn together virtually with leaders, institutions, religious communities, civil society, education centres, and central and local governments, spread across various provinces in Indonesia: Papua, East Nusa Tenggara, Poso, Toba, Banjarmasin, West Sulawesi, Jakarta, Bali, Garut, Probolinggo, Yogyakarta, Aceh and so on regarding their thoughts, experiences and concrete practices in facing Climate Change issues.The theme of the Interfaith Read more about INTERFIDEI Interfaith Schools XIII General Lecture[…]
Annual Conference, Boao Forum for Asia HeldOn the morning of April 22, the Sub-Forum on “Dialogue of Religious Leaders” themed “Thousands Reflections of the Same Moon, Mutual Appreciation of the Diversified Beauties–Civilizations Flourishing through Exchanges and Communication” of the 2022 annual conference, Boao Forum for Asia was held in Boao Town, Hainan Province,China.During the Conference, three Chinese guests including Imam Yang Faming, Vice President of China Committee on Religion and Peace (CCRP), President of China Islamic Association, Ven. Yinshun , Leader of CCRP Youth Group, Vice President of the Buddhist Association of China, President of the Buddhist Association of Hainan Province, and Prof. Chen Lai, President of the China Read more about CCRP：Sub-Forum on “Dialogue of Religious Leaders” of the 2022[…]
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”[…]
Rissho Kosei-Kai, which is the affiliate of Religions for Peace Japan, stated a message regarding the situation in Ukraine.We believe that a peaceful solution through dialogue is the way that brightens the future of this world… Hereafter, we will continue to work together with people everywhere in the world who also seek peace.
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[…]
Religions for Peace Philippines celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th.Almost 40 women leaders from different beliefs and faith traditions came together to celebrate womanhood to discuss common actions to address shared goals.
Online EventLet’s Celebrate International Women’s Day Together#BreakTheBiasReligions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) will celebrate Internation Women’s Day on March 8th, 2022.International Women’s Day (known as IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD is celebrated from individuals to small groups and large organizations worldwide.The United Nation stated that the theme for International Women’s Day is, “Gender equality today for Read more about International Women’s Day Online Event[…]
13th Interfaith School hosted by INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)Opening and Closing Lectures Will Be Open to the Public!It is pleasure to annouce all of you that INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)will hold the 13th Interfiatin School!The interfaith school is a collaborative program between Institute for Inter-Faith Dialogue in Indonesia (Interfidei) and the Faculty of Theology of Sanata Dharma University, the Faculty of Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University, and the Faculty of Ushuluddin and Islamic Thought, UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta since 2009 – Now.This program is now in its 13th years as a cooperation between Institut DIAN/Interfidei (initiator) and 3 religious based Universities (Islam, Protestan and Catholic). We also included other religions like Hindu, Read more about 13th Interfaith School hosted by INTERFIDEI (RfP Indonesia)[…]
Religions for Pece has released a statement of peace on the Ukraine Situation.“Calling for peace and a de-escalation of the militarization of Ukraine’s borders is also a prayer for justice. Peace is a matter of choice and has to be shared by all the forces engaged in this concerning geopolitical context…while conflict may be a normal aspect of coexistence, war and violence are not inevitable.”