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  1. Baha'i beliefs: The 'last' religionRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2015 | Pnompenh Post

    The Baha'i believe in the unity of all religions: there is one God, and the various world religions have all arisen as different ways of communicating His message in different places and at different times. All religions are gradually and inevitably moving towards bringing about world peace, and the Baha'i see their own faith as the final fulfillment of this religious trajectory.


  2. Four religions, six congregations, one goal: build homes for those who need themRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | WKOW-TV

    It was a big first for Dane County Habitat for Humanity: their very first Interfaith Build Day. The Sun Prairie event was in the works for months.


  3. Seeking justice in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 |

    The boy's letter to the Iranian court last February was less than 500 words long and nearly two centuries old. Writing on behalf of his mother, 12 year-old Farid Kashani sent a letter to Judge Ghanbari in Gorgan, a city of around 300,000 located 250 miles northeast of Tehran, the capital of Iran .


  4. Quaker meeting discussion will feature man speaking of Bahai pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    Duane Herrmann will speak about his pilgrimage to the Bahai World Center in Haifa, Israel, at 11 a.m. at Topeka Friends Meeting, 603 S.W. 8th St. While on pilgrimage, Herrmann also visited his son, Trosten Herrmann, who works in the information technology department of the Bahai World Center. Bahai pilgrimage consists of visiting sites important to the lives of central figures of the Bahai faith, many of which are now designated as World Heritage Sites.


  5. Tjitendero to be buried in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Namibian

    According to the Bahai faith, of which she is a follower, she must be buried where she died. Tjitendero, who was 66 at the time of her death, was the widow of the late Speaker of the National Assembly, Mose Tjitendero.


  6. Efforts To Make Liberia A 'Christian Nation' Threaten To Spark Another Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... not be fair to see one group marginalized. We have 16 tribes in Liberia. Some people are Muslims, while others are Bahai or embrace traditional religions. Let's just live as we are." However, Christians supporters of the amendment say differently, ...


  7. Sheriff Lott talks church safety: "Dylann Roof is not the only devil" among usRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Thursday night, the sanctuary was packed at Greater Saint Luke Baptist Church on Farrow Road in Richland County. "Baptist and Lutheran and Presbyterian and Unitarian.


  8. Response to Stephen V. MonsmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | RedState

    Stephen Monsma is a bright intellectual light, and he also appears to be a confessing Christian. He recently wrote a piece for The Center for Public Justice titled, " Neither a Christian Nor a Secular Nation ," in which he proposed that our nation needs to adopt principled pluralism as a guiding concept.


  9. African faith-based organisations urge respect for region's resourcesRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Ekklesia Daily News

    Speaking of the African Faith Leaders' Statement on Financing for Development, issued following a side event at the 3rd United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, The Rev Nicta Lubaale, General Secretary of the Organisation of African Instituted Churches, said, the key message from African faith communities is "respect Africa's resources". Lubaale was present at the side event, which brought together representatives of African faith communities, including member churches of the World Council of Churches .


  10. Op-ed: Momentum is building for truly addressing climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... also participated in these meetings, representing organizations as diverse as the Catholic Climate Covenant and Bahai. These volunteers met with 500 of the 535 members of Congress or their aides, advocating a policy to address climate change. ...


  11. Do Baha'is Believe in Exorcism ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | BellaOnline

    Demons, vampires, zombies and other evil spirits are very popular in mainstream entertainment media today, and were a part of folklore and religion forever. Not the better part, in my opinion! However, I do sometimes look at the behavior of individuals, governments and corporations and wonder about evil incarnate.


  12. Ramadan for Christians, Jews, Hindus and otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Whether you are an Atheist, Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Native American, Pagan, Shinto, Sikh, Wicca, and Zoroastrian or from any other tradition, you may feel a sense of connection with the spirit of Ramadan. God is a word for the cause that creates, sustains and recycles this universe, and belongs to all that exists and is not the exclusive dominion of anyone.


  13. The Iran deal: A moral failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | World Magazine

    Now that diplomats from around the world have reached a deal regarding Iran's continuation of its nuclear enrichment efforts, many will lament the missed opportunity to leverage the situation to improve human rights in Iran. A central goal of U.S. foreign policy is the promotion of respect for human rights.


  14. Belief briefs for Thursday, July 9Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 |

    Omar Currie, the Orange County Schools teacher who responded to a bullying situation in his class by reading the book "King and King," will be the guest speaker at United Church of Chapel Hill's adult forum at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Currie and his partner are members of Elon Community UCC and have spoken there about the issue. For more information, visit or call 919-942-3540.


  15. A Dilemma and an Opportunity: Syria's Civil War Knocks at Israel's Northern GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Instapundit

    Roughly 20% of Israel's population is not Jewish. While the vast majority of her non-Jewish citizens speak Arabic as their native language, to assume that this makes them all "Arabs" is a vast over-simplification.


  16. Baha'i group buys house near templeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Built in 1921, the brick house had not officially been listed. The sellers were a couple who bought it in 2013 for $895,000, netting them a $305,000 profit in less than two years.


  17. As St. Pete Pride interfaith service nears, some religious groups stay awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    But with two days to go, organizers still don't know how many worshippers to expect when the doors open at Trinity Lutheran Church. So far, there's no indication any Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha'i or other non-Christian groups will participate in a religious service affirming lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.


  18. Understanding How ISIS Sees ItselfRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Real Clear Politics

    ... have done so. In the mid-19thth century alone there was the Muslim Mahdi in Sudan and the benevolent Muslim Persian Bahai prophet Bahaullah. The Chinese Taiping Rebellion's leader from 1850-1864, Hong Xiuquan, claimed to be Jesus's younger brother. ...


  19. Interfaith group promotes understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | The Gaston Gazette

    A Muslim and a Wiccan walked into a Lincoln County Board of Commissioner's meeting in May. After the meeting, they walked out with a plan. That plan turned into Foothills Interfaith Assembly, an interfaith group that met for the first time this week at the Charles R. Jonas Library.


  20. Alabama climatologist Dr. John Christy questions Pope's take on climate change: guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Alabama Live

    'We are not morally bad people for taking carbon and turning it into the energy that offers life to humanity...' By Dr. John R. Christy, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was awarded NASA's Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement for satellite research, has testified before the U.S. Congress numerous times, and served as a Lead Author of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.