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Unveiling galvanizes island

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:00pm
Over a thousand participants gathered at the unveiling of the Temple design in Tanna, in a spirit of joy and unity.

Design of Vanuatu Temple unveiled

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:00pm
The design of the local House of Worship to be built in Tanna, Vanuatu, was unveiled today.

Video seeks to bring sacred words to masses

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 11:00pm
A video featuring pop music singer Nathaniel shares words of Baha’u’llah through music.

Murals as symbols of solidarity, resilience

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 06/02/2017 - 11:00pm
Education is Not a Crime is a street art campaign to raise awareness for human rights in Iran.

Bicentenaries highlight unity

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 05/30/2017 - 11:00pm
As the Baha'i community prepares to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Harvard Divinity School also commemorates its bicentenary.

Citizenship and Religion explored in Canada

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Canada is commemorating 150 years of its confederation by focusing on diversity as a resource for collective advancement.

Tribal leaders stand in solidarity with Yemeni Baha'is

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Tribal leaders and human rights activists led a demonstration calling for an end to the persecution of Baha'is in Yemen.

'Luminous, abstract beauty': Artist's impact revisited

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 05/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Mark Tobey was an American painter whose influence on art in the twentieth century is being recognized again after many decades.

New video footage shows development of Colombia Temple

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:00pm
New aerial video footage shows the progress on the construction of the local Baha'i House of Worship in Colombia, which began officially in January.

Global campaign launches for imprisoned Baha'i leaders

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:00pm
Seven Iranian Baha’i leaders were imprisoned nine years ago. The BIC’s campaign “Not Another Year” calls for their release.

Festival of Ridvan celebrated around the world

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Baha'i communities around the world recently celebrated the festival of Ridvan.

Peace-building requires new capacities, empowerment

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:00pm
The Brussels Office of the Baha'i International Community has released a statement on resilience and peace to the European Union.

Oneness and equality inspire enthroned chief

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 11:00pm
In an eastern region of Benin, a chief of the Fula tribe has been working for unity and equality.

Ominous wave of Yemen arrests raises alarm

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:00pm
Authorities in Sana'a, Yemen, have ordered the arrest of 25 Baha'is.

UN recognizes role of religion in protecting human rights

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 11:00pm
A conference organized by the United Nations in Beirut last week explored the fundamental contribution of religion to the promotion of human honor and societal harmony.

Distinguished composer casts light on prisoner's poems

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Renowned composer Lasse Thoresen's new work highlights the poetry of Mahvash Sabet, wrongfully imprisoned in Iran for being a Baha'i.

Rethinking religion in Germany

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 11:00pm
In Germany, a changing social and cultural landscape is giving rise to a dialogue on the place of religion in society.

Naw-Ruz receptions promote harmony

Bahá'í World News Service - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:00pm
BIC's annual receptions for Baha'i New Year in Akka and Jerusalem brought together religious and civil society leaders.

Moving tribute by India’s President

Bahá'í World News Service - Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:00pm
President of India releases message in honor of bicentenary year of the birth of Baha'u'llah

Construction progresses on Cambodia Temple

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:00pm
Recent aerial video footage of the local House of Worship in Battambang highlights the significant progress that has been made.

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