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The Iranian vice president for parliamentary affairs has praised the country’s Armenian minority for their role in defending Iran during Iraq’s imposed war.
Members of the Armenian community in the Julfa neighborhood of the Iranian city of Isfahan are celebrating the festive season ahead of the New Year.
Iran’s Judiciary has granted 10-day furloughs to Christian convicts serving prison terms in the country on the occasion of Christmas and ahead of the Gregorian New Year.
A gathering of followers of divine faiths has kicked off at the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
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.
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.
Shopping gains huge popularity among Iranian people from all religions and walks of life on Christmas and ahead of the new Christian 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.
The Iranian government spokesman has expressed congratulations on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.
The Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in north-western Iran is considered by some experts to be the oldest church of the Christian world.
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.
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.
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.
Several Iranian officials have offered congratulations to Iranian Christians on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ.
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.
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.
The Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran hosted hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday for the Easter celebrations.
Avvenire, an Italian newspaper affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church, has run an advertisement of cultural and religious tours of Iran.
Catholic cemetery of the Poles in southern Tehran is located in district of Doulab, close to the Armenian cemetery.
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.
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.