Prayers & Sacred Reflections Responding to the Floods In Australia and for all in Australia and Pakistan

In the latter part of 2022, parts of Australia’s east coast were hit with ongoing flooding, just one week after the declaration of a rare third La Niña. Torrential widespread rain and storms across much of the inland southeast caused major flooding from already full waterways across southern Queensland, inland New South Wales and northern Victoria.In response to the damage and suffering caused to those in flooded townships – and in small towns – and the byways of regional Australia and Tasmania, Religions for Peace Australia will conduct Prayers for the welfare of all involved and affected, and for all who are suffering ongoing dislocation and illnesses.Prayers and Sacred Reflections responding to Read more about Prayers & Sacred Reflections Responding to the Floods In Australia and for all in Australia and Pakistan[…]

[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 to attend this Interfaith service in person. For those unable to be in Adelaide, here is the Livestream link for our shared Prayers:, 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 EVENT] 2022 World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture

Religions for Peace Australia Victoria Branch, Tasmania Branch and the Multifaith Association of South Australia will host the 2022 World Interfaith Harmony Week lecture on Tuesday 1 February 2022, on the topic of Religious freedom, discrimination, and living well together.What is the World Interfatih Harmony Week??The World Interfaith Harmony Week is based on UNGA Resolution A/65/PV.34 for a worldwide week of interfaith harmony. It was proposed in 2010 by HM King Abdullah II and HRH Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan. The World Interfaith Harmony Week will fall on the first week of February of every year and aims to promote harmony between all people regardless of their faith.Further information Read more about [ONLINE EVENT] 2022 World Interfaith Harmony Week Lecture[…]

Announcement: ACRP New Leadership

The ACRP Tokyo Assembly was held online from October 17 to 22, 2021. About 500 people from all over the world participated.During the assembly, the Governance Assembly approved the new leadership of ACRP!Please refer to each page for details.ACRPAsia & the Pacific Interfaith Youth NetworkAsia-Pacific Women of Faith Network

The Landing Page of the ACRP General Assembly

Asian Conference of Religions for Peace9th General Assembly will be held soon!~The landing page of the Assembly website is now available!~ program schedule is on the Assembly Website)Registration for the Assembly will open on the website on September 2, 2021.Youth Pre-Assembly: October 17, 2021Women’s Pre-Assembly: October 18, 2021General Assembly: October 19-22, 2021

Speech by Emeritus Professor Desmond Cahill at the webinar hosted by CCRP in Oct. 2

OVERCOMING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND CREATING THE NEW NORMAL: THE INTERSECTING ROLES OF SCIENTIFIC, HEALTH, RELIGIOUS AND GOVERNMENTAL LEADERSHIP Desmond CahillEmeritus Professor, RMIT University, MelbourneChair, Religions for Peace Australia; Deputy Moderator, Religions for Peace AsiaThis paper was delivered on October 12th, 2020 to the online International Seminar in Beijing on Multi-Religious Concerted Efforts and Co-operation to Promote Common Well-Being for Human Beings, sponsored by the China Committee for Religions and Peace. May I begin by thanking again the China Committee for Religions and Peace (CCRP) for this opportunity to reflect on religion and its role in addressing the pandemic emergency and its aftermath.  I want to take both Catholic Christian and multifaith Read more about Speech by Emeritus Professor Desmond Cahill at the webinar hosted by CCRP in Oct. 2[…]

Webinar Summary Report from RfP Australia

ETHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF NAVIGATING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN THE WAKE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMICDEPARTMENT of EDUCATION, UNESCO CHAIR in BIOETHICS, UNIVERSITY of HAIFAWEBINAR SUMMARY REPORTPrepared by Emeritus Professor Des Cahill, RMIT University, Melbourne and Australia Bioethics Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, University of Haifa.This report summarizes a global panel discussion webinar in the wake of COVID-19 held on Sunday night (Melbourne time), 19th April under the sponsorship of the Department of Education’s UNESCO Chair in Bioethics located at the University of Haifa which works to encourage the teaching of bioethics in medical and health sciences and law courses across the world. The two-hour meeting was Read more about Webinar Summary Report from RfP Australia[…]