Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Roswell as in Europe, Africa, [...]
Defending Every Iranians’ Right to Higher Education Today, thousands in Iran are denied formal university education due to their religious or ideological beliefs. Watch and share the trailer of our 30-minute documentary telling the poignant […]
6 September 2016 NEW YORK — The Baha’i International Community has called on Iran’s President, Dr Hassan Rouhani, to end the severe economic oppression imposed on the Baha’is in that country. The call is contained […]
Ninety-five years ago, an American woman traveled alone throughout South America with the aim of spreading awareness of a new religion that had begun in Persia a few decades earlier. She crossed the Andes mountains […]
In July 2014 The Universal House of Justice made significant changes to the The Bahá’í Calendar. This page describes the Bahá’í Calendar as it exists now (since those changes). A separate page discusses how those […]
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 […]
…every one of the divine religions contains essential ordinances, which are not subject to change, and material ordinances, which are abrogated according to the exigencies of time. But the people of the world have forsaken the divine teachings and followed forms and imitations of the truth. Inasmuch as these human interpretations and superstitions differ, dissensions and bigotry have arisen, and strife and warfare have prevailed. By investigating the truth or foundation of reality underlying their own and other beliefs, all would be united and agreed, for this reality is one; it is not multiple and not divisible.