Iranian Christians


  • Tehran’s “Holland Alley” to be made a national heritage 2020-01-26 20:13

    Tehran’s “Holland Alley” to be made a national heritage

    TEHRAN – “Holland Alley” in Tehran, which is mostly populated by Iranian-Armenian citizens, is worth to be inscribed on the national list of cultural heritage, Tehran City Council member Ahmad Masjed-Jamei said on Friday.

  • File photo depicts people visiting the Monastery of Saint Thaddeus in northwestern Iran. 2019-12-15 21:06

    Travelers’ camp to bring comfort to visitors of Saint Thaddeus monastery

    TEHRAN – A travelers’ campsite is to be established adjacent to the Monastery of Saint Thaddeus, northwestern Iran, in order to bring comfort to the visitors of the UNESCO-registered place of worship.

  • rouhani 2019-01-01 19:51

    Rouhani praises Armenian-Iranians’ patriotism

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Armenian-Iranians have practiced altruism and devoted their lives to the country which is really praiseworthy.

  • Iran's Armenians celebrate Christmas    2017-12-29 20:53

    Netanyahu claims Iran imprisons Christians

    TEHRAN – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that the Islamic Republic of Iran tortures Christians merely for practicing their faith.

  • Archbishop: Followers of divine religions enjoy freedom under Iranian constitution 2017-12-27 09:11

    Archbishop: Followers of divine religions enjoy freedom under Iranian constitution

    TEHRAN – Sepuh Sargsyan, the archbishop of the Armenian Diocese of Tehran, said on Tuesday that the followers of divine religions enjoy freedoms enshrined in the country’s constitution.

  • جشن بزرگداشت بازگشت صلیب مقدس 2017-09-19 20:08

    Christians in Tehran celebrate the rite of Exaltation of Holy Cross

    A multitude of Armenians celebrated on Sunday, September 17, the rite of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross held in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel, at the Ararat Sports Complex. In the Christian liturgical calendar, there are several different rituals of the cross, all of which commemorate the cross used in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Tehran Times/ Jenya Abadian

  • حال و هوای خانواده شهید روبرت لازار در شب کریسمس 2016-12-27 17:54

    Christian parent commemorates martyred son

    TEHRAN - Robert Lazar was an Iranian-Christian martyred during the Iraqi invasion of Iran (1980-1988). Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei paid a visit on December 27, 2015, to the home of the martyr. During the meeting, the Leader said “the Christian minority, both the Armenians and the Assyrians, have emerged victorious out of the Revolution and the war as loyal, wise, insightful and courageous Iranians.” The photo shows the parent of Robert Lazar celebrating the New Year with a picture of their martyred son. Photo: Mehrnews / Saeed Reza Razavi

  • Younesi congratulates birth anniversary of Jesus Christ 2016-12-26 09:41

    Younesi congratulates birth anniversary of Jesus Christ

    TEHRAN – Ali Younesi, special aide to president for religious and ethnic minorities, has congratulated the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ to Iranian Christians, including Armenians, Chaldeans and Assyrians, ISNA reported.