Bahá’í World News Service
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 29 January 2017
The House of Justice released a message to all National Assemblies on the passing of former International Teaching Centre member Fred Schechter.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 18 January 2017
Days of Remembrance makes available to the world forty-five selections revealed for the nine Baha’i holy days.
BIC NEW YORK, United States, 11 January 2017
A report received by the Baha'i International Community indicated that Ahmad Fanaian was found dead, having sustained severe burns to his body.
LILONGWE, Malawi, 6 January 2017
The award-winning film Mercy's Blessing is a moving and profound exploration of the connection between love and sacrifice.
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg, 30 December 2016
For 25 years, the Unity Foundation in Luxembourg has been supporting social and economic development projects around the world.
LAHORE, Pakistan, 25 December 2016
The Baha'i International Community spoke at an event organized by the government of Pakistan, emphasizing the need for unity and coexistence.
NEW YORK, United States, 19 December 2016
By a vote of 85 to 35 with 63 abstentions, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution expressing “serious concern” about human rights in Iran.
LONDON, England, 15 December 2016
A seminar on the national level in the United Kingdom explores the role of dialogue in social cohesion.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 6 December 2016
Since the inauguration of the Continental House of Worship for South America in October, over 40,000 people have visited the Temple in Santiago.
BIC NEW YORK, United States, 28 November 2016
Religious leaders have a responsibility to consider if their actions are helping people learn how to live together—or keeping them apart.
JAKARTA, Indonesia, 18 November 2016
The BIC Regional Office in Jakarta, established two years ago, has been exploring the unique contribution of religion to peace.
UNITED NATIONS, United States, 16 November 2016
Yesterday, the UN expressed serious concerns about "severe limits" on the right to freedom of religion or belief in Iran.
BATTAMBANG, Cambodia, 8 November 2016
In preparation for the local House of Worship, hundreds of volunteers in the community are participating in a gardening project on the Temple grounds.
NEW YORK, United States, 7 November 2016
Over 100 Baha’i-owned businesses in Iran have been sealed by Iranian authorities after they closed to observe two Baha’i holy days in November.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 3 November 2016
Ayatollah Tehrani has divided one of his paintings into eight sections and dedicated each piece to a different religious group in Iran.
BARCELONA, Spain, 28 October 2016
A new publication exploring the contribution of religion to new modes of organization has been released in Spain.
NEW YORK, United States, 26 October 2016
Farhang Amiri, 63, was stabbed to death by two men outside his home on 26 September in Yazd, Iran.
QUITO, Ecuador, 21 October 2016
A fundamental reimagining of collective living is needed, said the Baha'i International Community at a UN conference in Ecuador.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 17 October 2016
As the sun rose behind the Andes, more than 250 people representing various indigenous populations of South America entered the newly-dedicated...
SANTIAGO, Chile, 16 October 2016
On the second day of the conference marking the opening of the final continental Baha'i House of Worship, participants reflected on the significance...