Organizacje Międzynarodowe VI Organizacje społeczne i religijne:
INGOs a współczesne ruchy religijne.
Organizacje parareligijne i New Age:
a) Pagan Federation International : http://www.paganfederation.org/ http://www.pl.paganfederation.org/kronika.php
= is a UK-based voluntary organisation, formed in 1971, which campaigns for the religious rights of Neo-pagans and educates both civic bodies and the general public about Paganism. It is active throughout Europe and organises a large number of Pagan events. The organisation produces the magazine, Pagan Dawn which is the Pagan Federation's journal. In 2001, it successfully fought for the reinstatement of its first Youth Manager, Dr Ralph Morse, whose association with the organisation was considered sufficient grounds for his sacking as Head of Drama, Media and Theatre Arts at Shenfield High School in Essex. The Aims and Objectives of the Pagan Federation as set out in the Constitution are,
To seek to support all Pagans in their personal and public life, to help ensure that they have the same rights as the followers of other beliefs and members of other religions, To promote a positive profile for Pagans and Paganism and to provide information on Pagan paths and beliefs to the media, official bodies and the greater community, and To facilitate effective communication, education and dialogue within and between Pagan communities and with non Pagans, through publications and events. The Pagan Federation is a member of PEBBLE.
The Pagan Federation provides the following Community services for all pagans (not just members). It encourages any volunteer to help with these Services, and Volunteers will be vetted by the relevant government body such as Home Office, before being accepted.
Prison Visits (visiting Pagans who are in prison) Hospital visits (visiting pagans who are in hospital) Interfaith (actively working with various faiths) Education (governent bodies, schools etc.) Interfaith work and meetings with other local authorities Response to Appeals such as the 2004 disaster in Boscastle, which affected the Museum of Witchcraft. Media Liaison on Pagan issues. General campaigning on issues of interest to Pagans. As member of PEBBLE which is the "Public Body Liaison Committee for British Paganism", who are helping create government guidelines for recognising paganism. The PF comprises 13 Districts, covering the countries of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. PF International is loosely considered to be the 14th District, though it operates outside the UK, in Europe, Americas and Australia. Each has its own structure.
b) World Muslim Congress : http://worldmuslimcongress.blogspot.com/ http://www.worldmuslimcongress.com/
… events, including the World Peace Festival, Earth Day Peace Fair, Thanksgiving for the Earth, Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Planet Peace Day for school children.
„The Universal Message and Prayer for world peace, May Peace Prevail On Earth, was authored in 1955 by the late Masahisa Goi of Japan. In a moment of great inspiration and deep prayer, Mr. Goi awakened to the need to spread this…
… w kataklizmach. Budują i wyposażają szpitale, fundują stypendia dla uzdolnionej młodzieży, dożywiają dzieci i bezdomnych, finansują kosztowne operacje medyczne, fundują sprzęt rehabilitacyjny. Wielu mieszkańcom krajów trzeciego świata zapewniają podstawową i specjalistyczną opiekę medyczną. Organizują imprezy kulturalne, dbają o rozrywki i wypoczynek dla sierot i dzieci z ubogich rodzin.” Lioni podnoszą jakość…
…-Buddhist dialogue is one of the priorities of EBU. The BTE (Buddhist Teachers in Europe) is one of the projects initiated by EBU to promote this dialogue between dharma-teachers active in Europe.
At present its executive board consists of Buddhists from France, Italy, Germany and Belgium, belonging to different schools of Theravada and Mahayana. A council of experienced Buddhists support the work of the…
… 500.000.000 USD rocznie.
W Polsce organizacja liczy ok. 1200 członków, działających w 55 Klubach w różnych rejonach kraju.
c) World Peace Prayer : http://www.worldpeace.org/
= is a non-sectarian pacifist organization. Its motto is "May Peace Prevail on Earth".
WPPS was founded in 1955 by Masahisa Goi in Japan. The organization is commonly known through its Peace Pole Project.
In 1990, the Society…
… Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army's doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasise God's saving purposes. Its objects are `the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as…