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Iran is a predominantly Shiite Muslim country, with significant minorities of many other faiths. News and opinions related to religious issues can be found here.

Iran to Register Vank Cathedral as World Heritage

After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.

Armenians in Iran Mark Christian New Year

Iranian Armenians living in Tehran have celebrated the advent of Christian New Year at an iconic church in the capital city.

Muslims Join Christians in New Year Celebrations in Iran

Christians and Muslims get together in Christian New Year celebrations in Iran in a show of solidarity and rapport between followers of the two religions.
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Iran President Congratulates Christians on New Year

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his felicitations to the country’s Christians on the beginning of 2018.

Christians in Iran Preparing for New Year

Armenian residents of Isfahan, the majority of whom live in Jolfa neighbourhood, hold annual celebrations on Christmas and the new Christian year.

Christian Prisoners Celebrate Christmas in Tehran’s Evin Prison

A group of Christian prisoners, who are serving their terms in Tehran’s Evin Prison, have celebrated the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ in a ceremony organized by the detention centre.

2018 to Be Safer, More Beautiful Year for All Christians: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the new Christian year will hopefully be safer and more beautiful for all Christians in the world given the elimination of Wahhabi terrorists.

Israeli Forces Attack Birthplace of Jesus ahead of Christmas

Israeli forces have once again clashed with Palestinians demonstrating against the new US policy on Jerusalem al-Quds in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.

Iran FM Offers Congratulations on Christmas

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated all Christians in the world on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ, and wished them all a happy and peaceful Christmas.

“Iranian Clergy, Seminaries Should Cut Dependence on State Budget”

An Iranian daily has called on Islamic seminaries and the clergy to wean themselves off government budget and meet their costs by turning to religious taxes.

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