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[13 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on US 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 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on 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, …

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[10 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Baha’i Garden Dedication | ]
Baha’i Garden Dedication

Baha’i Concert and Garden Dedication
On Sunday, October 14, 2012, the Baha’i community formally dedicated the meditation garden at the Baha’i Center in Ranson, WV. The event began with a concert presented by the Metropolitan Washington Baha’i Chorale. An audio-visual presentation of the unfolding garden project was featured. The public shared in the celebration and visited the garden.
You are invited to visit the garden any day from dawn to dusk. The Baha’i Regional Center is located at 308 S. Buchannan Street, Ranson, WV 25438.
For more information, call 304-876-3729.
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