Religion

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.

Larijani-Religion

Oppressive governments main reason for spiritual vacuum: Judiciary chief

In a meeting with the Patriarch of Armenian Catholic Church, Iran's top judge has called recent French cartoons an insult to over 1.5 billion Muslims.
Younesi

Blasphemous cartoons insult all divine prophets: Iranian official

Expressing gratitude to Pope Francis for his firm position on abusive cartoons in the French magazine, Younesi said the move was not only an insult to Islam but to all divine prophets.
Aatollah Khamenehi

Supreme Leader message to the youth in Europe and North America

Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has addressed the young generations in Europe and North America.
supreme leader

Leader warns about global campaign to undermine religion

The Supreme Leader has praised Iranian athletes for their spiritual resistance and insistence on promoting religious values during the sporting events.
Larijani-Turkey-1

Insulting Islam’s Prophet, playing with fire: Larijani

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) speaker says those insulting the holy Prophet of Islam are playing with fire, as Muslims will surely react to any irreverence to their most respected figure.
Rouhani-Iran

Iran denounces acts of terror, blasphemy

President Rouhani has said that Iran condemns terror, violence and extremism under the pretext of defending religions and insults to religions in the name of defending freedom.
Rally against charlie Hebdo

Iranians hold rally on insulting cartoon outside French embassy

The protesters chanted ‘Islam will be victorious’ and carried placards in condemnation of the cartoons insulting the Prophet Muhammad.
Ali Akbar Velayati

West behind Charlie Hebdo profane cartoons: Iranian official

​A senior Iranian official has denounced sacrilegious cartoons published by French weekly, Charlie Hebdo, depicting Prophet Mohammad, saying the move has been orchestrated by the West.
Zarif-Iran

Iranian FM urges respect for sanctities

Iran's foreign minister has stressed the need for respecting sanctities of all religions and cultures, saying that such respect makes it easier to have respectful relations.
Al-Azhar university

Al-Azhar has voiced readiness to host a gathering of Shiite and Sunni scholars

The gathering between Shiite and Sunni scholars is aimed at having differences between the two sides discussed and settled.

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