May 26, 2016

May 25, 2016

  • Sunday marked the historic groundbreaking for the local Baha'i House of Worship for Norte del Cauca in Colombia. Some 700 people gathered on the temple land in the small village of Agua Azul, in the municipality of Villa Rica, including the Mayor, Mrs. Jenny Nair Gomez. Addressing the audience, Mrs. Nair Gomez explained how the House of Worship "resonates with the vision of spirituality...

May 19, 2016

  • NEW YORK — A storm of furious denunciation, in reaction to a simple meeting between two friends in a private home, has dramatically exposed the duplicity of the Iranian authorities who have repeatedly claimed that their treatment of Baha'i is not motivated by religious prejudice. The encounter which has generated the controversy was the visit of Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of former president of...

May 14, 2016

May 5, 2016

April 27, 2016

April 25, 2016

  • HAIFA — Joy Stevenson, former Counsellor member of the International Teaching Centre, passed away today in Queanbeyan, Australia. She was 97 years old. The Universal House of Justice sent the following message to all National Spiritual Assemblies on 25 April.

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    We were greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Joy Stevenson,...

April 18, 2016

March 16, 2016

  • WASHINGTON, DC — Religious leaders and faith-based organizations across the world are meeting to understand their role in preventing incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes. "Religion can be key in countering this issue," said Gerald Filson, Director of Public Affairs of the Baha'i Community of Canada and Chair of the Canadian Interfaith Conversation. The Canadian Baha'i...

March 8, 2016

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