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[20 May 2018 | Comments Off on New Documentary Film ‘The Gate’ To Air on ABC TV | ]
New Documentary Film ‘The Gate’ To Air on ABC TV

A new documentary film about the origins of the Bahá’í Faith in the mid 1800’s is currently airing on ABC stations nationwide and will be coming to Western Washington soon.  
The Interfaith Broadcasting Commission, a nonprofit organization which has been working in partnership with ABC, CBS and NBC and their affiliated stations nationwide since 1986 in an effort to “…enliven the discussion and expression of religious faith for a new generation of viewers”, was looking for “movies about the founder of a Faith” and it is in this context that the film is now being …

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[14 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on U.S. Senator defends Bahá’ís of Iran | ]
U.S. Senator defends Bahá’ís of Iran

On September 29th, 2010 Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy called attention to the Imprisonment of the Seven Baha’i leaders in Iran and to the long-term persecution there of the Iranian Baha’i Community. The full text of his speech to the United States Senate is here
Since the Baha’i Faith originated in Shiraz, Iran, in 1844 it has been vehemently opposed by powerful figures in the country’s Shīʻah Religious hierarchy. Some of the social teachings of the Baha’i Faith, such as its stand on womens rights, and the principle of each individual’s responsibility …

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[14 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Baha’is around the World | ]
Baha’is around the World

The worldwide Baha’i Community is Diverse and Dynamic! Here we offer a glimpse into some of the things Baha’is are doing around the world.
More than 430 Baha’is from 12 different countries attended this Norwegian Baha’i Summer School.  The program involved workshops, lectures, prayer, meditation, music, and even a wedding.  Some of the themes of the sessions were “A Just World Order,” ” The Path of Divine Love,” “Social and Economic Development Projects,” “Consultation,” and “Health and Healing.”

Two representatives of the Baha’i International Community addressed a High-Level Roundtable on “Financing for …

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[15 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith | ]
World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind:
“Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.”
The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner first in Adrianople and later in Akka (Palestine) Bahá’u’lláh wrote the the Kings and Rulers of the world summoning them to the call of God and stressing the opportunities which it was in the power of these rulers and leaders to sieze.  He called on them to bend their energies to the establishment of true religion, just …

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[14 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Bahá’ís collaborate on Climate Change | ]
Bahá’ís collaborate on Climate Change

The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States recently informed Local Bahá’í Communities throughout the U.S. of a collaborative commitment by the International Bahá’í Community in connection with a plan of action on Climate Change. The following is an excerpt from their letter:
“The Baháʹí International Community recently joined forces with several major world faiths to launch—as part of a broad interfaith effort in collaboration with the United Nations—a Seven Year Plan of Action on Climate Change. By encouraging close study of Baháʹí teachings on the environment, the …