Milestone for the world’s youngest religion

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Source: www.thetimes.co.uk

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Communities celebrate, but still face persecution

Since its founding in the 19th century, the Bahá’í faith has grown to about seven million followers
Since its founding in the 19th century, the Bahá’í faith has grown to about seven million followers

Two hundred years ago a man was born in Tehran who became a passionate promoter of the unity of God, of religion and of mankind. He took his message far beyond Persia, was persecuted and exiled, and in doing so became the founder of the world’s youngest global faith — the Baha’is.

Today the birth of Baha’u’llah is being celebrated and commemorated across the world by a community that is still suffering strong persecution in the land of its origin.

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