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Sikh Interfaith Council of Victoria (SICV) and the Sikh Community of Victoria are greatly saddened and condemn the murderous attack on Sikh worshippers in Afghanistan.


Source: ikh Interfaith Council of Victoria

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Plagues of global proportions might seem biblical, but coronavirus is creating new challenges for faith leaders.


Source: The Conversation

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria has issued the following statement in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created unprecedented challenges for Victoria’s faith communities.

Public religious gatherings have been cancelled, places of worship have been forced to close, and social distancing laws have made it difficult to assist the most vulnerable in our community.

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Hemangini Patel has been attending her temple every Sunday for as long as she can remember. But for the past two Sundays, the religious ritual has looked slightly different.


Source: ABC

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The Fo Guang Shan temple in Perth shut down in February, more than a month before the Australian government announced social distancing measures. Nuns there have been using social media and chat groups to lift the spirits of the community ever since.


Source: SBS

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On Friday, March 20th, 2020, senior interfaith leaders from almost all Australian States and Territories met electronically. We decided to share this message with the Australian community.


Source: Religions for Peace Australia

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The Sikh Volunteers Australia group have rallied around those in Melbourne’s outer suburbs who are struggling to access groceries, delivering free food to people’s front doors.


Source: SBS

Senior leaders representing 30 faith traditions from across Victoria gathered to discuss ongoing efforts to prevent institutional child abuse.

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