0405asikhanzac

For the past seven years, the National Sikh Council of Australia (NSCA) has organised a Sikh contingent to march in the parade in Sydney. 

Sikhs who are currently serving, or who have served, and descendants of Sikhs who fought in World War I and or World War II, make up the contingent.

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Source: Indian Link

The Anti-Defamation Commission’s (ADC) Multifaith Future Leaders Seminar is now in its 9th year. Each year around 30 young, like-minded individuals come together from various faith communities to attend this amazing free program, resulting in an establishment of an on-going Multifaith network.

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0405dvislam

Most Muslims believe Islam abhors violence. So why do some say the Koran sanctions "lightly" beating your wife?

An ABC News investigation into religion and domestic violence reveals the fight within Islam to stop the abuse of women and prevent imams from telling victims to stay and obey.

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Source: ABC

0402biblebelt

Michael Boss, a Christian man from the City of Casey in Melbourne's expansive south-east, had what he thought was a good idea.

He would ask all 105 local Christian churches – Casey is Melbourne's new bible belt – to pledge "friendship" with Muslims to help stop "the growing problem of Islamophobia".

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Source: The Age

0401australiancitizenship

Questions on religious freedom, domestic violence and treatment of children have been mooted as areas of focus under the sweeping changes to the federal government's citizenship test.

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Source: 9 News

0408bahaifaith

The Baha'i faith is comparatively new.

In 1844 a merchant who called himself “the Bab” (“the Gate”) began preaching in Persia.

Baha'is consider one of the followers of the Bab (Baha’u’llah) to be this prophet, and the official founder of their religion.

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Source: The Economist

0407eastercelebrations

Millions of Christians around the world celebrated Easter.

From solemn rituals to egg hunts, take a look at some of the unique ways Easter is celebrated across the globe.

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Source: ABC

0406religioninmodernaustralia

In the past 50 years, the nature and shape of religion in Australia has changed dramatically.

Religion has not gone away, nor has it retreated into the private sphere, even though increasing numbers declare they have “no religion”. These changes have major implications for social policy and research.

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Source: The Conversation

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