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Latest Religions and Faiths News in Iran – 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.

Senior Iranian Cleric Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi Dies at 86

Senior Iranian conservative Shiite cleric Ayatollah Taqi Mesbah Yazdi has passed away at the age of 86.

Iran Wishes ‘Much Better Days’ for All Human Beings in 2021

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei has offered congratulations on the arrival of the New Christian Year, wishing “much better days” for all human beings around the world in 2021.

Ayatollah Khamenei Congratulates Christians, Muslims on Christmas

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has offered congratulations to all Christians and Muslims across the world on the occasion of Jesus Christ’s birth anniversary.
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Iran Warns against Plots to Trigger Religious Divide

Iran’s government spokesman has urged vigilance against enemy's attempts to shatter peaceful coexistence among divine faiths which has been going on for centuries.

All Religions in Iran Equally Respected: Official

Iran’s government spokesman says followers of all divine faiths in the country are equally respected while they live side by side in peace and harmony.

In Pictures: Christmas and New Year Shopping in Tehran

Shopping gains huge popularity among Iranian people from all religions and walks of life on Christmas and ahead of the new Christian Year.

Iran’s Rouhani Congratulates Pontiff on Christmas, New Year

The Iranian president has, in a message to Head of the Catholic Church Pope Francis, congratulated him on the birthday of Jesus Christ and the arrival of the Christian New Year.

Iran’s President Congratulates World Leaders on Jesus Christ Birthday, New Year

The Iranian president has, in separate messages to heads of states across the world, congratulated them on the birthday of Jesus Christ and the arrival of the Christian New Year 2021.
Hassan Rouhani - President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Iran President Congratulates Christians on Jesus Christ Birthday

The Iranian president has congratulated all Christians on the anniversary of the birthday of the divine prophet, Jesus Christ.

Iran Congratulates Christians on Jesus Christ’s Birthday

The Iranian government spokesman has expressed congratulations on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.