The DIAN Institute/INTERFIDEI’s 30th Anniversary Webinar Series (Series II)

<Register NOW!>** The DIAN Institute/INTERFIDEI’s 30th Anniversary Webinar **Let us celebrate the 30th anniversary of Institut Dialog Antar-Iman di Indonesia atau Institute for Inter-Faith Dialogue in Indonesia (Institut DIAN/Interfidei)!After holding the First Webinar Series in April, Interfidei invites you all in the 30th Anniversary on the Second Webinar Series titled,*Sharing experiences and critical reflections with FRIENDS FROM THE INDONESIAN INTERFAITH NETWORK (JAII). What are some valuable lessons in facing and responding to the “present” leading to a shared, positive future for peace in Indonesia?*For Institute DIAN/Interfidei, working with Networks at the local and national levels in Indonesia, Asia-Pacific, and internationally is very important. It is crucial because from and within Read more about The DIAN Institute/INTERFIDEI’s 30th Anniversary Webinar Series (Series II)[…]

Virtual Symposium On The Human Trafficking Issue <Part 2>

**Registration For The 2nd Online Symposium Is Now Open!**Religions for Peace Asia (ACRP) is pleased to announce that Asia-Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN) and ACRP will hold the second virtual symposium on the Human Trafficking Issue on June 22 and 23, 2021, at noon (Japan Standard Time)Our first symposium focused on “The reality of Human Trafficking in Asia”, and all participants have learned the importance of addressing this issue in close cooperation with religious leaders and NGOs in various countries and the roles of religious leaders. (see the article)In the part 2 series of our seminar, we will be focusing on “The Women and Children of Asia Trapped in Modern-Day Slavery.”The International Read more about Virtual Symposium On The Human Trafficking Issue <Part 2>[…]

UPDATE: The Ninth General Assembly Schedule

Here is the latest information of The Ninth General Assembly of Asian Conference of Religions for Peace/ Religions for Peace Asia.The world is now facing an unprecedented crisis.COVID-19 has knocked the bottom out of our lifestyle. We must not overlook the worsening situation of discrimination and poverty that have arisen from this global crisis. We shall respect each other and pray for the safety and health of each other in times of crisis, but we tend to blame and hurt each other. Self-centered living is increasing discrimination and poverty in our world. The Ninth General Assembly, which was scheduled last year, will be held online in coming  October. It is a Read more about UPDATE: The Ninth General Assembly Schedule[…]

Religions for Peace Calls all Parties to Choose, Peace, Dialogue, &Democracy

Statement of Religions for Peace International on the Crisis in HaitiMarch 9, 2021Religions for Peace International, representing leaders of the world’s diverse faith traditions and affiliated Interreligious Councils in 90 countries in six continents, expresses its deep concern at the escalation of political unrest that is generating more suffering for the people of Haiti. We appeal to all parties to cease violence and inflammatory rhetoric, to establish an inclusive, open, and respectful space of dialogue, and to find a peaceful solution favorable to the dignity and well-being of the Haitian people, who have long been plagued by poverty, conflicts, and political crises. In solidarity with Religions for Peace Haiti, (Religions pour la Paix Haiti) Read more about Religions for Peace Calls all Parties to Choose, Peace, Dialogue, &Democracy[…]

An Urgent Appeal for Dialogue, Peace, and Security in Ethiopia

9 March 2021Religions for Peace International, consisting of leaders from the world’s diverse faith traditions and with affiliated national and regional bodies in 90 countries in six continents, expresses its deep concern regarding the reports of increased violence in Tigray, specifically in the holy city of Axum. Although the details are unclear, the situation for many is becoming dire, as millions are deprived of food, water, shelter, and medicine. On behalf of all its regional and national entities, Religions for Peace International calls for: An immediate cessation of violence from all parties and stakeholders throughout the Tigray region and the entire country,Immediate access for humanitarian assistance,Compassionate responses to all parties of the conflict, Read more about An Urgent Appeal for Dialogue, Peace, and Security in Ethiopia[…]

Message of Cardinal Charles Maung Bo to the People of Myanmar

My dear Friends, I write these lines as a spiritual leader, empathizing with the sentiments of millions of people at this moment. I write to my dear people, the civilian leaders, the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army), and the international community. I have watched with sadness the moments of darkness in our history and watched with hope the resilience of our people in their struggle for dignity. We are journeying through the most challenging times of our history.  I write with love towards all, seeking a durable solution, praying for an end forever to the periodic darkness that envelops our dear nation. 1.   To My Dearest People of Myanmar I share deep fellowship with all of you Read more about Message of Cardinal Charles Maung Bo to the People of Myanmar[…]

The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit

Asia Pacific Women of Faith Network (APWoFN), one of ACRP’s significant networks, will hold a webinar on Human Trafficking. The webinar’s title: “The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit”.Date and time: January 14-15, 2021 @ 12:00-14:30 (JAPAN TIME)Human Trafficking is such a global menace that it calls for faith-based organizations such as Religions forPeace Asia (ACRP) to take concerted efforts in raising public awareness with the hope that those in position to lead will take action in their communities.ACRP’s women leaders are uniting across the countries to fight for human trafficking. Please join us together!  Please access the following ZOOM link to register for the symposium.  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuceypqD4iGtcAdZ7M0k1Nq0Z2tRBUxgnnOnce you Read more about The Reality of Human Trafficking in Asia: A Virtual Summit[…]