Christians

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  • A view of Cantor Church in Qazvin 2020-12-31 00:48

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Qazvin: a city with fascinating churches, Armenian neighborhoods

    Besides serving as places of worship and religious services, churches are visited for their splendor and architectural beauty, their majesty and magnificence.

  • Happy New Year but maintain social distancing 2020-12-30 18:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Happy New Year but maintain social distancing

    TEHRAN – Iranian Christians will not hold the New Year celebrations and ceremonies in crowds and gatherings, maintaining social distancing and health protocols to help prevent the coronavirus transmission.

  • Leader 2020-12-26 12:49

    Leader congratulates Christians, Muslims on Christmas

    TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has congratulated all Christians and Muslims on the occasion of Jesus Christ’s birth anniversary.

  • A painting by French architect Pascal Coste, who visited Isfahan in c. 1840, depicts the main courtyard and two iwans of the Imam Mosque (then the Shah Mosque) in the central Iranian city. 2020-08-22 00:04

    By Afshin Majlesi

    On the occasion of World Mosque Day

    Fifty-one years ago, on August 21, 1969, an extremist set fire to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque, which is of very high significance for Muslims as once being their first qibla or direction of prayer. The fire swept through an area of nearly 1500 square meters of the mosque, burning an ancient pulpit, altar, arches, pillars, walls, and ultimately causing a collapse.

  • Iranian religious minorities pay tribute to martyrs 2019-12-28 13:27

    Iranian religious minorities pay tribute to martyrs

    As the new year is approaching, followers of divine religions pay homage to their family members martyred during the 1980-88 Iraqi imposed war, known as the Sacred Defense. According to officials, 90 Christians, 11 Jews, and 33 Zoroastrians were martyred during the 8-year war.

  • Tehran condemns terrorist attack on Egypt’s Christians 2018-11-03 21:41

    Tehran condemns terrorist attack on Egypt’s Christians

    TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Christians, which killed and wounded 26 people.