Mass urbanization demands reimagining community life, says BIC

21 October 2016

QUITO, Ecuador — We need a fundamental reimagining of collective living, says the Baha'i International Community (BIC) in a statement released this week, titled "New Patterns of Community Life in an Urbanizing World".

The statement addresses the Habitat III conference organized by the United Nations in Quito, which ended yesterday.

Day 3: Looking to the future

17 October 2016

SANTIAGO — As the sun rose behind the Andes, more than 250 people representing various indigenous populations of South America entered the newly-dedicated continental Baha'i Temple. The melodies of the choir permeated that sacred space, as Baha'i scriptures in Spanish and the Mapuche language, resounded through the Temple's auditorium, touching the hearts of those present.

This moving scene ushered in the final day of the special inauguration ceremonies that have unfolded since Thursday.

Speaking after the dawn visit, Paicavi Painemal Morales...

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