Posts Tagged ‘Inter Faith’

Race relations chief slams terrifying attack on Jewish child

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The Race Relations Commissioner has condemned a “cowardly” hate crime against a small boy in Auckland. Dame Susan Devoy said she was disgusted to hear of an attack on a four year-old Jewish boy who was walking home from pre-school in Mt Eden. The boy was traumatised after a man approached him, then slapped him Read more

Sacred music radio launched on Web

Friday, December 13th, 2013

An interfaith radio station, playing some of the world’s most beautiful sacred music has just been launched. Sacred Music Radio which plays 24 hours a day, features religious and sacred pieces of music from the Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Islamic faiths, as well as music not directly connected with any specific religion. Michael Read more

Guidelines for Christian-Muslim marriages needed in UK

Friday, December 21st, 2012

The increasing number of Christian-Muslim marriages in the United Kingdom has prompted new guidelines for both priests and imams in these inter-faith situations. Launched by the Christian-Muslim Forum, the guidelines are based on the advice of people of both faiths with many years’ experience in working pastorally with mixed-faith couples. They urge ministers of religion Read more

Waikato Inter-Faith Council receives national diversity award

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The Waikato Inter-faith Council (WIFCO) received a 2012 New Zealand Diversity Award for their outstanding contribution to promoting interfaith relations and religious diversity in New Zealand last month. Presented to WIFCO by the Race Relations Commissioner, Joris de Bres, of the Human Rights Commission, the annual awards commend 12 organisations that have contributed to strengthening Read more

NZ Catholics will mark Anniversary of Assisi Peace Meeting

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

A multi-faith prayer service will be held in all of New Zealand’s Catholic dioceses to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Assisi Peace Meeting.  The New Zealand Catholic Bishops Committee for Interfaith Relations is organising the events, which will take place on or around the 27 October 2011. The St Francis of Assisi Day of Read more