Embracing oneness means rethinking prosperity and development

LUXEMBOURG — Unity Foundation, an organization started by a small group of Baha’is 25 years ago and inspired by the teachings of the Faith, has been one of several Baha’i-inspired agencies that assist social and economic development organizations around the world to access essential funding. The challenge before it is how to facilitate the flow of…

Leaders in Pakistan highlight urgent need for harmony of religion

The Baha’i International Community (BIC) has emphasized the need for a deeper understanding of human oneness in fostering peaceful coexistence between different religions.

Speaking at an event organized by the government of Pakistan to promote interfaith harmony—the International Seerat Conference in Lahore—BIC representative Chong Ming Hwee stated “In the human body, cooperation ensures…

UN General Assembly rebukes Iran for human rights record

Today the international community firmly denounced a wide range of human rights violations in Iran.

By a vote of 85 to 35 with 63 abstentions, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution expressing “serious concern” about Iran’s high rate of executions without legal safeguards, ongoing use of torture, widespread arbitrary detentions, sharp limits on freedom of assembly,…

Joe Paczkowski – Artist of the Month of Masa’il

 

 

 

 

JOE PACZKOWSKI, Baha’i Inspired Graphic Artist

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Joe Paczkowski

Joe Paczkowski is a digital artist from Boston, Massachusetts.  He has been residing in Finland for over 30 years and is married with one son. Having no formal training in art of even computers, he currently works in commercial graphic design and production. Joe hopes to be able to produce beautiful books based on compilations of Baha’i writings in the coming year. 

 

You can view and purchase Joe’s digital art here:

 

http://joepaczk.com/
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https://www.instagram.com/joepaczkowski/
https://www.behance.net/joepaczk

 

All Things Baha’i interviews Joe about his art and inspiration.  Read our interview HERE!

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Recasting the national conversation

Can we change the character of our national conversation and the terms on which we talk to one another?

Recently, the UK Baha’i Office of Public Affairs invited a group of parliamentarians, journalists, academicians, and civil society actors to explore this question. The dialogue which ensued benefited from the rich and diverse experiences of the participants. Numbering fifty, attendees…

Temple for South America awakens sense of the sacred

As growing numbers of people discover the newly inaugurated Baha’i House of Worship in Santiago, Chile, many are rediscovering a sense of the sacred as they are enfolded in the Temple’s glass and marble wings.

The Temple has had over 40,000 visitors since its inauguration in October. Whether from Santiago or further afield, they are drawn to the House of Worship for a variety of reasons. Some…

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