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Thursday, 3 December 2009

'Melbourne hosts multi-faith festival - BBC News

Climate change, indigenous rights and the west's relationship with Islam are the subjects of one of the world's largest inter-faith festivals. Read Melbourne hosts multi-faith festival

'Bed-fellow' coalitions the key to change - JewishNews

Rabbi David Saperstein, who delivered a powerful oration at the opening plenary of the World Parliament of the World's Religions says that neighbourhood coalitions are the key to change. Read 'Bed-fellow' coalitions the key to change

World's Religious Leaders mourn the Obama Escalation in Afghanistan - Media Monitors

Many of the world's religious leaders in attendance at the Parliament of World Religions taking place in Melbourne, Australia, are in partial mourning for the dream of a new world that President Obama promised, and decisively torpedoed in his announcement of major escalation of military forces in Afghanistan. Read World's Religious Leaders mourn the Obama Escalation in Afghanistan

Parliament of Religions begins - SBS 6.30pm TV News

One of the World's largest interfaith meetings begins in Melbourne. Watch Parliament of Religions begins

Religious groups congregate in Melbourne - ABC News Just In

Six thousand people are expected to attend the world's largest inter-religious gathering over the next week with the Parliament of the World's Religions starting in Melbourne tonight. Read Religious groups congregate in Melbourne

Parliament as a conversation that gets things done - Eureka Street

Andrew Hamilton writes about the season of Advent and the Parliament of the Worlds Religions

Underground Warrior for Women - The Age

Sakena Yacoobi, who defied the Taliban by operating underground schools for girls will be a key speaker at the opening of the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne tonight. Read the interview with Sakena Yacoobi