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Preparations for Temple inauguration accelerate

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:00pm
As the dates of the dedication of Battambang's Temple approach on 1 and 2 September, new aerial footage shows the final stages of its construction.

100-year-old pioneering actor reflects on life, faith, and change

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 11:00pm
As the actor Earl Cameron turns 100, he reflects on his life of working towards equality in the film industry.

Aung San Suu Kyi gathers Myanmar religious leaders

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:00pm
Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi invited faith representatives together to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of her father's death.

Religious discrimination explicit in Iran's penal code

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00pm
The accused murderer of a Baha'i in Yazd will face only 11 years in prison, owing to the religious discrimination in Iran's penal code.

Singapore's Prime Minister honors bicentenary anniversary

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00pm
Recent tributes in honor of the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah include a letter from Singapore's Prime Minister.

A peaceful, persistent response to injustice

Bahá'í World News Service - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:00pm
Three decades ago, barred from higher education, the Baha’is of Iran embarked on a remarkable journey to educate their youth.

Europe’s future entwined with world, says BIC

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 07/16/2017 - 11:00pm
As the EU contemplates the future of Europe, the BIC urges it to act with the whole world in mind.

Transcending differences, treasuring diversity

Bahá'í World News Service - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:00pm
The Baha’i House of Worship in New Delhi was the venue for a thoughtful and profound exchange on overcoming differences and building social harmony.

Forced migration calls for faith in action

Bahá'í World News Service - Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:00pm
On the International Day of Refugees, faith and non-governmental groups in Spain gathered to raise consciousness about migration and the need for greater action.

African leaders tackle environmental goals

Bahá'í World News Service - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 11:00pm
African leaders from various sectors of society explored environmental goals for the continent at a meeting in Gabon this month.

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.

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