Leaving after many years of service in the Holy Land – BWNS

Mr. Gustavo Correa (left) and Dr. Firaydoun Javaheri (right). Copyright BWNS

BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — Two members of the Universal House of Justice are leaving after many years of service at the Baha’i World Centre.


Mr. Gustavo Correa, 70, and Dr. Firaydoun Javaheri, 72, who have served on the international governing body of the Baha’i Faith for 10 and 15 years respectively, requested permission to resign their office last year. Read full article here!

New section of bicentenary site widens window on celebrations – BWNS

BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — A new section of the bicentenary website has been made available.

The new feature provides an expanded view—from over 150 countries and territories—of initiatives and celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah.  See full article here.

Local Temple design unveiled in Kenya – BWNS

“In a spirit of joy and excitement, the guests gathered to celebrate the occasion at the site where the future House of Worship will be built…The design of the House of Worship is simple yet elegant in form, inspired by huts that are traditional to the region. The Temple’s architect, Neda Samimi, will be the first woman whose design for a Baha’i House of Worship was selected.” Read Full Article Here!


Third member of Yaran completes 10 year sentence – BWNS

Breaking News! The BIC reports that Behrooz Tavakkoli, member of the Baha’is of Iran who was imprisoned for his religious beliefs, has just been released from prison.  Welcome home dearest Behrooz!  

Read the full article here.

New Pilgrim Reception Centre opens in Haifa – BWNS

New Pilgrim Reception Centre opens in Haifa – BWNS

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