20201108a chaplainsThe Australian government committed more than A$247 million over 2019-22 to continue funding chaplains in Australian schools.

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Source: The Conversation

20201115 bacharhouliBachar Houli entered the AFL 14 years ago as its first orthodox Muslim. With the quiet strength of his faith and the beauty of his play, he’s changed the way the game understands itself.

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Source: The Age

20201116 franceAfter three people died in a knife attack in Nice this week that French President Emmanuel Macron called an “Islamist terrorist attack”, there was a sense of déjà vu — we have seen this before.

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Source: The Conversation

20201106a dussehraEvery year, the Dussehra festival at Melbourne’s Sri Durga Temple sees crowds up to 15,000. But in 2020, Melbourne's Dussehra enthusiasts had to make do with a Facebook live event.

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Source: SBS

20201104 kidsprayersEven though places of worship have been closed in Victoria during the coronavirus pandemic, the Victorian Sikh Gurduaras Council (VSGC) has come up with a novel project called 'Kids Ardas', where new videos of children praying for the pandemic to go away are shared every day.

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Source: SBS

20201110 G20interfaithforumAttracting an extraordinary assembly of diverse representatives from world religious and interreligious networks and communities, the seventh annual G20 Interfaith Forum concluded its meetings on Saturday after five days of sessions.

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Source: Novena News

20201112 popeprayerA masked Pope Francis welcomed religious leaders to a socially-distanced interfaith peace prayer Tuesday, appealing for a unified international effort to work for peace and an end to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Source: Huffington Post

20201106 buddhistvolunteersSince the second wave of coronavirus infections began in Victoria, volunteers from the Quang Minh Buddhist Temple have provided nearly 900 vegan meals to people in the Melbourne suburbs of Footscray and Braybrook.

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Source: SBS

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