Bahá'í

Bahai Expands its Numbers in the U.S. and Throughout

August 14, 2004

Source: North Adams Transcript

http://www.thetranscript.com/Stories/0,1413,103~9054~2334357,00.html

On August 14, 2004 North Adams Transcript reported, "Currently, the Baha'i faith claims to have 5 million followers spread through 205 countries -- there are about 50 in the Berkshires/Albany region. Its annual growth rate is more than double that of both Christianity and Buddhism -- only Islam comes remotely close. The Middle East remains central to the...

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Baha'i Faith of the Quad Cities

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 563-332-5525
Website: http://www.iowabahai.org http://www.us.bahai.org
[flickr_set id="72157621942312196"] History The Bahá’í community in Bettendorf was founded in the early 1970s when Murry and Edy Elmore moved there, as home-front pioneers. The couple became Bahá’ís after learning about the religion from a traveling insurance salesman visiting their home on business. Initially, the Bahá’ís of Bettendorf were part of the... Read more about Baha'i Faith of the Quad Cities

Government Requires Baha'is to Identify as "Muslim" to Apply to University

August 11, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=317

On August 11, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "In yet another clear violation of the human rights of the Baha'is of Iran, nearly 1,000 Baha'i university-age students in Iran have been told they must accept identification as Muslims in order to enter university this year, the Baha'i International Community has learned. Representatives of the Baha'i International Community...

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Olympic-Bound Baha'i Athletes Speak About Role of Faith in Their Lives

August 11, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=316

On August 11, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "When Nelson Evora hurtles through the air during the Olympic Games this month, he will know that his fellow Baha'is will be with him in spirit. Nelson Evora, who will represent Portugal in the triple jump, has often expressed his gratitude for the support of the Baha'i community in his adopted homeland... He is one of a group...

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Bahá’í Center of San Antonio

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 210-545-4007
Email: info@sanantoniobahai.org
Website: http://www.SanAntonioBahai.org
History The San Antonio Bahá’í community was founded in 1948, one of the first five assemblies in all of Texas (today, they are one of more than 400 assemblies in the state). Originally meeting in private homes throughout the city, the congregation moved first to a center on West Avenue in 1993. In 2000, the congregation moved... Read more about Bahá’í Center of San Antonio

Baha'is in the Outback Conduct Study Circles Via Phone Conferencing

August 4, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=314

On August 4, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "When Maxien Bradley of Mt. Isa suggested forming a study circle, others who lived far away were quick to sign up. A resident of this mining town Ms. Bradley had found a way for members of a study circle to meet regularly despite the desert and farmland that separated them in the vast 'outback' (remote area). Study circles are a...

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Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Augusta

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 706-863-9498
History
In the 1910s, an African American Baha’i convert named Louis Gregory traveled all over the South giving speeches on the faith. Gregory, originally from Charleston, South Carolina, was well educated and eloquent; he had graduated from law school at Howard University and was a practicing attorney when he became interested in Baha’i teachings....
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Baha'i Community Celebrates 50th Anniversary

July 26, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=312

On July 26, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "The Baha'is of Papua New Guinea are celebrating the 50th anniversary of a community that includes thousands of Baha'is living in more than 3,000 localities in all 19 provinces of the country. Rather than hold the festivities in a central location of this mountainous country where communities are often separated by difficult...

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Botswanan Baha'i Participates in Parliament on International Advisory Committee

July 14, 2004

Source: Baha'i World News Service

http://www.bahaiworldnews.org/story.cfm?storyid=310

On July 14, 2004 the Baha'i World News Service reported, "The high point of 20 years of interfaith activity by Lally Lucretia Warren, a Baha'i from Botswana, came this week when she chaired a session at the 2004 Parliament of the World's Religions. The Parliament, a major interfaith conference, drew more than 8,000 people from 75 countries to this Mediterranean city 7-13 July. Acting...

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Baha'i Faith of New London

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 13 July 2004.

Phone: 860-444-8980 (Jean Larkey)

Congregates Gather For Baha'i Celebration of Martydom in Nashville, TN

July 10, 2004

Source: The Tennessean

http://www.tennessean.com/local/archives/04/07/54129671.shtml?Element_ID=54129671

On July 10, 2004 The Tennessean reported, "about 50 Baha'is gathered [in Nashville, Tenn.] with one purpose in mind: commemorating a martyr of their faith. The Martyrdom of the Bab is an annual holy day celebrated worldwide at noon... he congregation, seeking relief from the heat in a shady grove of trees, reflected more diversity than...

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