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Fr Thien Nguyen, SVD

frthiennguyen 250Fr. Thien Nguyen is a member of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD), Australia Province. Originally from Vietnam, he came to Australia in 1998 for further studies in theology, specializing in Mission Studies and Theology of Religions. He has been interested in inter-religious dialogue and cross-cultural relations, and has been involved in different interfaith networks in Victoria such as Interfaith Network of the Greater Dandenong, Darebin Interfaith Network, Maroondah Interfaith Network, and Knox Interfaith Network.

At present, Thien works at the Janssen Spirituality Centre, a centre for interreligious dialogue and cross-cultural relations located in Boronia, Victoria. He also teaches Comparative Study of Religions and Interreligious Dialogue at Yarra Theological Union (YTU), University of Divinity in Meloburne.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Society of the Divine Word, Australia Province, acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea, sky, and community.

We acknowledge their skin-groups, story-lines, traditions, religiosity and living cultures.

We pay respect to their elders, past, present, and emerging, and extend that respect to all indigenous peoples of New Zealand, Thailand, and Myanmar.

We are committed to building with them, a brighter future together.

The Arnold Janssen Spirituality Centre for Inter-religious and Cross-cultural Relations, commonly known as KARUNA, is an initiative of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) Australia Province

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