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Baha'i World News

The Bahá’í World News Service reports on current Bahá’í activity around the world. Read All

BIC joins Arab leaders to advance sustainable development goals

December 10, 2018 For the first time, the Baha’i International Community participated in an Arab League summit, which brought the region together to address vital issues. Read More

Contributing to social transformation—reflections on Baha’i participation in discourses

December 1, 2018 This is the first part of a series about what the Baha’i community is learning in its efforts to contribute to the discourses of society nationally and internationally. Read More

Remembering ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s call for unity, a century after World War I

November 24, 2018 ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s warnings about war and the urgency of His call for peace are a stark reminder of the dangers that remain. Read More

UN resolution calls for end to Iran’s rights violations against Baha’is

November 14, 2018 The UN General Assembly calls on Iran to end denial of education, incitement to hatred, destruction of cemeteries, and other attacks on Baha’is. Read More

Shapoor Monadjem, 1933-2018

November 14, 2018 The Universal House of Justice sent a message to all National Spiritual Assemblies on the passing of former International Teaching Centre member Shapoor Monadjem. Read More

Baha’i Most Holy Book published in Cebuano

November 12, 2018 A new translation makes available Baha’u’llah’s Most Holy Book in the second-most widely spoken native language in the Philippines. Read More

Probing violent radicalization

November 6, 2018 Baha’is co-organize forum to better understand and prevent radicalization. Read More

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Documenting the Persecution of the Bahai Community in Iran

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Resolution 274 Condemning the Persecution of Baha’is in Iran

Source: publicaffairs.bahai.us December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON — On December 12, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed Resolution 274, “Condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the&hellip

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Sealing-Off the Shop, Summoning and Interrogating Just for a Day off Work

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch Last month more than twenty businesses owned by Baha’i citizens were closed and sealed off by the Office of Public Places under the Supervision of the Police Force by&hellip

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Unarmed Iranian Prophets in the Vineyard of God

Source: www.radiozamaneh.com Translation by Iran Press Watch Mahmoud Sabahy The lies about minorities, especially the least dangerous of them, are quite well-known in the world, but, isn’t the least dangerous usually the one that’s the most&hellip

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Closure of Six Baha’i-Owned Businesses in Omidiyeh

Source: www.hra-news.org Translation by Iran Press Watch 03 December 2018 HRANA News Agency – In continuation of the forced closure of Baha’i-owned businesses, another six Baha’i businesses in Omidiyeh, Khuzestan province, who had shut their stores&hellip

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Baha'i Blogs

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Equals and Partners: A Memoir by Patricia Verge About Reconciliation and Oneness

December 15, 2018

If you’re a Baha’i Blog reader in Canada, you might know about how the country is poised to reconcile its centuries-long fraught history with Indigenous peoples and to establish justice. In this part-memoir, part-scholarly work, Patricia Verge records her decades-long friendship with the Stoney Nakoda Nation in southern Alberta, Canada. She explores how her spiritual journey [...]

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How Marriage Consciously Creates a Better Future

December 12, 2018

Horns honk, text messages ding, there’s a new deadline to meet, college assignment to complete, a relative needing attention, a service commitment to carry out, or sadness to process with a friend who just got divorced. Our minds get so full of noise that becoming conscious of something can be difficult. I find it takes [...]

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