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The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel on Sunday, September 17.
The representative of Jewish people in Iran’s Parliament has strongly denounced the world’s silence towards the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying the Nobel Peace Prize should be taken back from Aung San Suu Kyi.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined that all Iranians should be treated equally under Islamic teachings and the country’s Constitution, calling for concerted efforts to prevent any harm to the national unity and dignity.
An Iranian Assyrian Christian lawmaker has rejected as baseless a recent US report on religious freedom violations in Iran, saying despite the US claims all religious minorities in the Islamic Republic enjoy absolute freedom to perform their rites.
Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF), an Iranian charitable organization, is providing support for thousands of Christians living in the country.
The representative of Zoroastrians in Iran’s Parliament has pointed to the inscription of the central city of Yazd as a world heritage, and hailed the peaceful coexistence of the three monotheistic religions of Islam, Judaism and Zoroastrianism in this city.
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