‘Pope Francis: His Interfaith and Environmental Perspectives UN World Interfaith Harmony Week 2020

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2020-02-04 12:01 AM

Country: Australia
  • Organizer

    Religions for Peace

  • Location

    Carrillo Gantner Theatre, B-02 (Basement), Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, 761 Swanston St, Parkville VIC 3010,

  • Email

    [email protected]

World Interfaith Harmony Week: an annual event observed during the first week of February commencing in 2011. The week provides a platform—one week in a year—when all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill can show the world what interfaith harmony, co-operation and understanding may achieve. Keynote speaker: David Schutz More about the speaker: David Schütz has been the Executive Officer of the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission for the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne since 2002. He is also Sessional Tutor at Australian Catholic University. David was a Lutheran pastor from 1992 to 2001 and was received into the Catholic Church in 2003. For many years a member of the Victorian Council of Churches’ Faith and Order Commission (both as a Lutheran and a Catholic), David served as Chair of the Commission from 2012 to 2015. A foundation member of the Jewish Christian Muslim Association, he served as Secretary of JCMA from 2009 to 2012. His theological interests focus on ecumenism, church history and liturgical theology. He is an adult faith educator for Anima Education, a cantor in his local parish and at the Cathedral.