Posts Tagged ‘Harmony Day’

Difference is no barrier to harmony

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Outside a lepers’ colony in Navi Mumbai, India, is a small chapel. Painted in both Hindi and English on the outside of the chapel, it reads: “My house will be called a house of prayer for all peoples”. The chapel welcomes people of all faiths, and is visited by lepers who have been rejected from Read more

Multiculturalism: complex but incredibly worthwhile

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

2012 has been a telling year for multiculturalism in Australia. It began with the Opposition Spokeswoman for Citizenship, Teresa Gambaro, creating a furor with her call for immigrants to be schooled in wearing deodorant and how to queue. The eminent neurosurgeon, Charlie Teo was then hassled for talking straight about racism in his Australia Day Read more