Bangladesh: Religious leaders vow to fight extremism with harmony

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Leaders of four major religions have vowed to unite and promote religious harmony as part of efforts to combat a sharp rise in religious extremism and militancy in Bangladesh. The pledge came at an interfaith conference organized by Bangladesh police in Dhaka on April 28. The gathering brought together about 1,500 people, mostly leaders from Muslim, Hindu, Christian and Buddhist communities.

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Kingston Interfaith Network Art Exhibition: Humanity, Harmony, Happiness

Kingston Interfaith Network and City of Kingston invite you to an Interfaith Art Exhibition – Humanity, Harmony and Happiness.

On Tuesday 5th of August, the Kingston Interfaith Network launched its annual Art Exhibition at St Nicholas Gallery Mordialloc. The event was opened by Mayor Councillor Paul Peulich and well attended by faith leaders, artists and local community.

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Seeds of World Interfaith Harmony Week

Pope Benedict with King AbdullahIt began with a visit to the Vatican in November 2007, the first time a Saudi monarch had visited a pope. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was on a mission to engage Pope Benedict XVI after the Vatican repeatedly ignored Muslim imams and scholars’ requests for broader dialogue between Christians and Muslims.

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Harmony Among Religions at the United Nations?

Katherine Marshall, Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University , USAWorld Interfaith Harmony Week, like the International Day of Peace, offers us chances to engage people and institutions in the spirit of the United Nations, said Katherine Marshall to the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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