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Cemetery in Tehran Burial Site of Hundreds of Poles

Catholic cemetery of the Poles in southern Tehran is located in district of Doulab, close to the Armenian cemetery.

Iranian Armenians Celebrate New Year with Persian Customs

New Year celebrations for Christians in Iran are different from those of Christians in other parts of the world. In Iran, the Christian culture has been mixed with the Iranian culture.

Tourism Official Invites World to Spend Christmas in Iran

A tourism official invited people from across the world to choose Iran as the destination for their Christmas vacation, in a bid to lure tourists who worth a lot to the country’s economy amid the tightening of US sanctions.

Iranian Christians Go New Year Shopping

On the eve of the New Year, streets in Christian neighbourhoods in central Tehran are filled with people doing Christmas shopping.

Iranian President Offers Congratulations on Christmas

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated world leaders on the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (PBUH) and the advent of the new Christian year in separate messages on Tuesday.

Christmas Celebrated by Iranians in Tehran Church

Iranian Catholic Christians have celebrated Christmas in Saint Gregory church of capital Tehran on Tuesday, December 25, as Christians across the world mark the day.

Iran Hosts “Yalda, Christmas Festival” to Strengthen Inter-Cultural Ties

The first festival of “Yalda and Christmas” was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on the eve of the Yalda Night, the longest night of the year which has long been celebrated on the last night of autumn by Iranians since ancient times.

Armenians in Iran Mark Surp Minas Day

Armenians in Iran recently marked the Surp Minas Day in the Surp Minas Church of the capital Tehran, in a ceremony attended by Sepuh Sargsyan, the Archbishop of the Armenians of Tehran.

Christians in Iran Commemorate Saint George

A ceremony was recently held in Tehran’s St. Georg church in commemoration of St. George, during which the Eucharist rite was also performed.

Christians Blast US’ Meddlesome Claims about Religious Freedom in Iran

Iran’s Assyro-Chaldean churches have censured US officials’ “interventionist” claims about the situation of religious minorities in the Islamic Republic, calling on Washington to be concerned about its own poor human rights record at home and abroad instead of shedding “crocodile tears” for others.

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