Ayatollah Morteza Tehrani passes away

July 21, 2018

TEHRAN – Ayatollah Morteza Tehrani, a distinguished Shia cleric famous for his ethics teachings, passed away on Saturday, Tasnim reported.

Ayatollah Tehrani was a student of Imam Khomeini who accompanied him when the founder of the Islamic Revolution was sent into exile to Najaf during the Shah’s rule.

In a message, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei offered his condolences over Tehrani’s demise.

“I extend my sincere condolences to his honorable family, dear children, students and followers, and ask God to bestow His highest blessings upon him,” the Leader’s message read.

MH/PA
 

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