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Bishop Krikor Chiftjian, the Prelate of the Diocese of Iran’s East and West Azarbaijan provinces, has referred to Iran as a great model for peaceful coexistence among monotheistic religions in the world.
Intense preparations are underway by related Iranian organizations for holding the 64th annual religious ceremony of Armenians in Qara Kelisa or St. Thaddeus Complex in Chaldoran, northwest of Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed as meddlesome the US’ statement about the execution of a rioter sentenced to death for running over and killing a number of police forces in Tehran.
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.
A Jewish Iranian lawmaker has warned the country’s adversaries that Iranians practicing various religions will stand by each other to defend the country and sacrifice their lives in case it is under aggression, just like they stood against the Iraqi aggression in 1980s.
Hundreds of Armenians gathered in Isfahan’s Vank Cathedral on Tuesday to mark the 103rd anniversary of what they refer to as the “Armenian Genocide”.
After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.
The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel on Sunday, September 17.
The representative of Jewish people in Iran’s Parliament has strongly denounced the world’s silence towards the massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying the Nobel Peace Prize should be taken back from Aung San Suu Kyi.