UN prosecutor and legal scholar Payam Akhavan recently shared his passion for human rights at a lecture in St. John’s. It was part of a series of lectures to be broadcast on the CBC Radio show Ideas this week, November 6 – 10.
A bicentennial event at the Rooms on Oct. 21 not only celebrated the life of Bahá’u’lláh but also echoed His call to peace, justice and unity.
The Bicentennial gala at the Rooms on Oct. 21 was only the beginning of a year of celebrating the 200th anniversary of Bahá’u’lláh’s birth. Individual Bahá’is and Bahá’i families will hold both private and public celebrations throughout the coming year – such as a party held on Oct. 28.
An Arab man proclaims the equality of men and women. A British teen realizes service rather than self-indulgence is the path to happiness. A man from Vanuatu says the revelation of Bahá’u’lláh helped his community adopt a spirit of resilience in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone. These are just a few of the many voices in […]
The minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour says Bahá’u’lláh held many of the same values our multicultural province shares.
Perry Bellegarde, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations says Bahá’u’lláh’s message of unity and justice “resonates deeply within First Nations peoples.”
“On this two hundredth anniversary of Bahá’u’lláh’s appearance, the many who are part of this enterprise are reaching out to those around them with a simple invitation: seize this opportunity to find out who He was and what He represents. Put to the test the remedy He has prescribed. His coming offers sure proof that […]
Lt.-Gov. Frank Fagan has sent greetings to the Bahá’ís of Newfoundland and Labrador as they prepare to celebrate the bicentennial of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh on Saturday, Oct. 21.