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The Grand Mufti of Australia Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed hosted lunch for Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan this week, deepening the friendship between the two faith leaders.
As Gordon Uniting Church marks Interfaith September, I am reading, ‘Without Buddha, I could not be a Christian’ by the Catholic theologian Paul Knitter.
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has condemned One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson’s behaviour in the Australian Senate today.
Senator Hanson put on a burqa during Senate Question Time to draw attention to her call for the full body veil worn by some Muslim women to be banned in Australia.
In a sign of solidarity and friendship with the Australian Muslim community, the Uniting Church will co-host Iftar dinners in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane during Ramadan this year.
President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan offered his good wishes to all Muslims for a blessed and peaceful Ramadan.
The Uniting Church in Australia affirms its friendship and ongoing collaboration with the Muslim community after three Australian Islamic leaders were targeted in an ISIS propaganda video.
In the video the terrorist group condemns Islamic scholars from around the world for discouraging violence in the name of Islam, including the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, NSW Police Force chaplain Sheikh Ahmed Abdo and youth leader Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, Fairfax Media reported.
The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan has condemned as racist comments made by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton about Lebanese-Muslim Australians.
Mr Dutton has suggested that the arrival of Lebanese Muslims in the 1970s is partly to blame for a small number of Australians joining ISIS/Daesh as foreign fighters.
The Uniting Church is being swamped by Muslims – and it’s a wonderful thing.
All across the country Muslim leaders and community members have been reaching out to Uniting Church members to build our friendship as people of faith.