The VCC relates to a number of faith based community organisations, including:
FCCV (Faith Communities Council of Victoria)
Established in 2010, the Faith Communities Council of Victoria (FCCV) is Victoria’s umbrella multifaith body. FCCV seeks to promote positive relations between people of different faiths and greater public knowledge and mutual understanding of the teachings, customs and practices of Victoria’s diverse faith traditions.
JCCV (Jewish Community Council of Victoria Inc)
The JCCV is the peak representative body for Victorian Jewry, representing about 55 Jewish community organisations.
JCMA (Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia)
The JCMA is a not for profit organisation which aims to reduce racism, intolerance, bigotry and violence and the associated emotional harm through creating and providing forums for interfaith dialogue and shared experience.
CCJV (Council of Christians and Jews Victoria)
CCJV aims to educate Christians and Jews to appreciate each other’s distinctive beliefs, practices and commonalities
Religions for Peace Australia
Religions for Peace Australia seeks to work with faith traditions and religious organizations for interreligious understanding and harmony, including the right to freedom of religion and belief and in the pursuit of peace, justice and human dignity.
Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission (Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne)
INTERFAITH DIALOGUE AND DOCUMENTS
Walking Together: Catholics with Jews in the Australian context
In 2023 the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference launched a new document called ‘Walking Together: Catholics with Jews in the Australian Context’, to highlight Christianity’s unique relationship with Judaism and to celebrate the positive relationship the two faiths enjoy in Australia. You can download the document here.
To read a statement about it from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, click here. And to read a statement about it from AIJAC (Jewish community group), click here. The Australian Council of Christians and Jews has also released a statement.
|You can download the document here.
To read a statement about it from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, click here.
And to read a statement about it from AIJAC (Jewish community group), click here.
The Australian Council of Christians and Jews has also released a statement about the document, which is attached.