URI CC Lienz/Austria

Raising awareness about the Golden Rule
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“Our purpose is to build friendship, respect, understanding and empathy between people of different faiths in the communities around us, which totals 50,000 inhabitants. We also want to create peace by spreading healing energy to all life on earth.”
Traditions
Baha'i, Christianity, Islam, Spirituality
Sub-Traditions
Catholic, Orthodox, Self Realization Fellowship
Number of Members
7
Region
Location
Lienz, Austria
Joined URI Network

URI Lienz Cooperation Circle, located in Lienz, Austria, unites Muslims, Catholics, Baha’is, Orthodox, Protestants. The town has seen an increase in immigration from Africa and Asia with these new immigrants bring their diverse traditions and religious practices. CC members organize various exhibitions on world religions, plan interfaith prayers, and provide resources in support of refugees. Additionally, they work in Austria to bridge important differences between locals and diverse groups in the area.

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