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[22 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
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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[12 Feb 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 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 …