Thursday, August 18, 2022

Interfaith Coexistence

Message of Zoroastrianism Must Be Heard Worldwide: Iran President

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has sent a message to the 11th World Zoroastrian Congress, expressing hope the meeting could help spread the message of divine religions the world badly needs.

“US Report on Religious Freedoms in Iran Baseless, Politically Motivated”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as untrue and politically-motivated the latest report by the US State Department about religious freedoms in Iran.

Ask Foreign Tourists about Security in Iran!

A Christian Iranian legislator says foreign tourists visiting Iran can let the whole world know that the country enjoys security and tranquility.

Leader Praises Peaceful Coexistence of Shiite, Sunni Muslims in Iran

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has lauded the peaceful coexistence of Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Iran, describing them as a role model for all Muslims in the world.

Muslims Join Christians in New Year Celebrations in Iran

Christians and Muslims get together in Christian New Year celebrations in Iran in a show of solidarity and rapport between followers of the two religions.

Christmas Shopping Thrives in Iranian Capital

Christmas shopping has gained growing popularity among Iranian people from all religions and walks of life during the past years.

India Hosts Religious Dialogue between Islam, Hinduism

The First Round of Religious Dialogues between Islam and Hinduism was recently held at the International Centre of India in New Delhi.

British Priest Translates Renowned Muslim Book into English

A Christian priest from Britain has translated 169 sermons by Imam Ali (AS), the son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), into English.

Iran to Host Int’l Conference on Diplomacy of Unity

Iran will be hosting an international diplomacy of unity conference in October, 2017, with solidarity in the Muslim world high on the agenda.

Zoroastrians Flock to Sacred Temple for Annual Pilgrimage

Each year from June 14–18, thousands of Zoroastrians from Iran, India and other countries flock to an ancient fire temple at Pir-e Sabz or Chak Chak village in central Iran.

Armenians Proud of Living in Islamic Republic of Iran: Syrian MP

Nora Airisian, who represents Armenians in the Syrian parliament, says the Armenian community living in Iran are proud of their peaceful coexistence with Iranians.

Iran’s 1979 Revolution Brought Us Gift of Freedom: Armenian Priest

An Armenian priest has lauded the achievements of the Islamic Revolution of Iran (1979) and its founder and leader Imam Khomeini, saying they brought us the gift of freedom.

Iranian Charity Helping Poor Christians during Christmas

While Christians are celebrating Christmas and the New Year throughout the world, an Iranian charity has been raising funds to provide aid packages for poor Armenians living in Iran.

Muslim Citizens Join Only Christian Family in the Town on Christmas

The only Christian family of Abadan, a city in southwestern Iran, enjoyed the companionship of their Muslim fellow citizens during the Christmas Day.

Christmas, A Manifestation of Inter-Religious Coexistence in Iran

Iranian people’s happiness with their participation in a traditional ceremony, irrespective of their religious beliefs, has played a major role in helping Christmas business thrive in Iran during the days leading to Christian New Year.

Iran, an Oasis of Peace Where Christians Are Living in Full Security: Archbishop of Tehran

The Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Tehran Ramzi Garmou hailed Iran’s peace and security in a region engulfed by war and insecurity, saying that Christians have a peaceful life in the country.

Iranian President Congratulates Pope, World Christians on Christmas

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulation to Pope Francis and world leaders on Christmas and the new Christian year, expressing hope that the world would see peace and justice in 2018.

Christians in Northern Iraq Celebrate First Christmas after ISIS Pushback

A few hundred Iraqi Christians flocked on Saturday to Bartella, a northern town recently retaken from the ISIS terrorist group, to celebrate Christmas for the first time since 2013.

Iran’s Top Officer Congratulates Christian Counterparts on Christmas, New Year

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri in separate messages congratulated his Christian counterparts on the birthday anniversary of Jesus Christ and the beginning of the new Christian year.

Killing Innocent People Has Nothing to Do with Prophet Muhammad’s Teachings: Iran’s President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at those who slaughter innocent people in the name of Islam, and warned against plots to infiltrate into the minds of young Muslims and recruit them into extremist groups.

Iranian Actress Says Islamic Prayers in Church!

An Iranian actress has talked about the spiritual experience she had during a dream of saying Islamic payers in a church.

Pope Francis: I Have a Very Good Impression of Iran’s Culture

In a meeting with an Iranian delegation in the Vatican City, Pope Francis, the leader of world’s Catholics, praised the Iranian culture.

4th Muslim-Christian Summit Underway in Tehran

The fourth round of talks between Muslim and Christian thinkers have started in the Iranian capital of Tehran, with representatives of Shiism, Sunnism, Catholicism, and Anglicanism in attendance.

Senior Shiite Cleric Thanks Pope for His Stance on Islam

In a recent letter, senior Iranian cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi thanked Pope Francis for his remarks in defence of Islam.

Thousands of Armenians Hold Religious Ceremony in Iran’s St. Thaddeus Church

Qara Kelisa or St. Thaddeus Complex in Chaldoran, northwest of Iran, hosted the annual religious ceremony of Armenians known as Badarak.

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