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Assyrian Christians Indebted to Qassem Soleimani: MP

Assyrian Christians Indebted to Qassem Soleimani: MP

The representative of Iranian Assyrians and Chaldean Catholics at the Iranian Parliament says Assyrians are beholden to General Qassem Soleimani, because thanks to his efforts over 30,000 of the Assyrians living in Iraq survived ISIS invasion.
Iran’s Architecture in Photos Church of Sohreqeh (13)

Iran’s Architecture in Photos: Church of Sohreqeh

The church of Sohreqeh in the northwestern Iranian province of East Azarbaijan is a historical building belonging to the Catholic Armenians.

Tehran Cathedral Hosts ‘Cross-Crescent Rendezvous’ Ceremony

The Saint Sarkis Cathedral of Tehran on Sunday hosted a ceremony called “Cross and Crescent Rendezvous” with the aim of further proximity between followers of various faiths including Islam and Christianity.

Education Minister Makes Surprise Visit to Christian School in Tehran

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Minister of Education Mohsen Haji-Mirzaei has paid a surprise visit to a girls’ school for Christian students in Tehran.

Iranian Officials Congratulate Christians on Christmas

Several Iranian officials have offered congratulations to Iranian Christians on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.

Iranian Christians Out for Christmas Shopping

Christian citizens of Tehran along with other Iranian people from all religions and walks of life have poured into streets in Christian neighbourhoods of the city as Christmas and New Christian Year shopping gains growing popularity in the country.
Vank Cathedral, Iran

Iran’s Christian Architecture: Vank Cathedral

This legendary Vank Church in the Iranian city of Isfahan is also known as “Holy Saviour Cathedral and Church of the Saintly Sisters”.
World’s Smallest Prayer Book Held in Iranian Cathedral

World’s Smallest Prayer Book Held in Iranian Cathedral

The Vank Cathedral of Isfahan- a unique structure in the Christian world for its Persian architecture- is home to the world's smallest prayer book.

Easter Sunday Celebrated at Tehran’s Saint Gregory Church

The Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran hosted hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday for the Easter celebrations.

Italian Catholic Paper Runs Ad for Religious Tour of Iran

Avvenire, an Italian newspaper affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, has run an advertisement of cultural and religious tours of Iran.