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Posts tagged with: Religions for Peace Australia
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World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016: an interview with Nivy Balachandran

03 February, 2016

UN Youth: What’s the main message of World Interfaith Harmony Week?

NB: First a very brief history of World Interfaith Harmony Week – it began when the UN General Assembly passed a resolution – proposed by the King of Jordan – back in 2010 that essentially recognized the imperative need for dialogue amongst the different faiths and religions of the world to enhance mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation amongst people.… Read more ›

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World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015

05 February, 2015

On October 20, 2010, World Interfaith Harmony Week was unanimously adopted by the United Nations as the first week of February, set aside each year for interreligious observances, the study of sacred texts, prayer breakfasts, interfaith celebrations of poetry, music and art, meditation groups, and afternoons of community service.… Read more ›

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