Iran-Catechism of the Catholic Church

Interfaith dialogue; a call for action

A book review session in Tehran has underlined that interfaith dialogue should be revived at a time when the world is reeling from the blows of war, hatred and violence.
Bishop Mirm

Iranian religious minorities enjoying freedom, respect: Bishop Mirm

Bishop Thomas Mirm says complete freedom and respect were the results of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution for religious minorities of the country.
Zoroastrian-2

Kerman holds biggest Zoroastrian Sadeh Festival

The mid-winter festival celebrated 50 days before the Persian New Year marks the approach of spring and displays the defeat of the forces of darkness, frost and cold.
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.
merkel-rally

Germans rally to oppose terrorism and Islamophobia

A tolerance rally by Muslims in Berlin, joined by German officials, condemns in the strongest terms acts of terror which are committed in the name of Islam.
Ahmad Khatami

Tehran Friday prayer leader condemns France’s terror attack

Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami condemned the deadly attack in France and said Islam does not approve of killing innocent people.
Iran-Larijani PUIC Troika must urgently meet on Gaza

We need to get closer to religions through rationality

Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the region direly needs to revive interfaith dialogue at a time when ignorant prejudice and improper attitudes have brought disgrace on nations.
Religoins in Iran

One day, two prophets; festivals of joy and sorrow

The followers of Zoroaster and Jesus mourn the demise and celebrate the birth anniversary of their prophets on the same day on the same street in Tehran.
int’l gathering of Islamic political parties

A 1st int’l gathering of Islamic political parties to be held in Tehran

Among other things, the gathering is to discuss ways of promoting cooperation among political parties across the Islamic world.
President Rouhani’s assistant

Iran backs freedom of religious minorities

Ali Younesi says that religious minorities enjoy freedom to practice their faith and the government supports their freedom.

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