Universal House of Justice

Message from the Universal House of Justice to the Bahá’ís of the World – 25 November 2020

Message from the Universal House of Justice to the Bahá’ís of the World – 25 November 2020

Posted: 2020/11/25

“It is against this background of furious storms lashing humanity that the ark of the Cause is about to embark upon a series of Plans that will carry it into the third century of the Bahá’í Era and significantly strengthen the Bahá’í community’s capacity for realizing the society-building powers of the Faith.”

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Appointment of membership of Continental Boards of Counsellors

Appointment of membership of Continental Boards of Counsellors

Posted: 2020/10/30

“[T]he appointment of Continental Counsellors for the next term beginning 25 November 2020.”

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Message from the National Spiritual Assembly regarding pilgrimage – 14 October 2020

Message from the National Spiritual Assembly regarding pilgrimage – 14 October 2020

Posted: 2020/10/15

“‘…it has become necessary to extend the suspension of nine-day pilgrimage until the start of the 2021–2022 season in October 2021.'”

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The passing of Douglas Martin

The passing of Douglas Martin

Posted: 2020/09/29

“With mournful hearts already brimming with sorrow, we announce the passing of our much-loved, much-admired former colleague, Douglas Martin.”

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The passing of Farzam Arbab

The passing of Farzam Arbab

Posted: 2020/09/28

“With grief-stricken hearts we mourn the sudden passing of our former colleague, our dearly loved brother Farzam Arbab…”

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The passing of Violette Haake

The passing of Violette Haake

Posted: 2020/09/28

“Our hearts sorrow at the passing of dearly loved Violette Haake.”

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Message from the Universal House of Justice regarding racial prejudice

Message from the Universal House of Justice regarding racial prejudice

Posted: 2020/07/31

“The truths in this message about the nature of prejudice and how change is accomplished are as applicable to the Canadian context of cultural and racial prejudice as they are to conditions in our sister community of the United States.”

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Letter from the Universal House of Justice to all National Spiritual Assemblies – 9 May 2020

Letter from the Universal House of Justice to all National Spiritual Assemblies – 9 May 2020

Posted: 2020/05/11

“It is essential, then, that the steps being taken to learn how to apply the Plan’s framework for action to the current circumstances of the world continue in earnest…”

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Letter written on behalf of the Universal House of Justice regarding the application of Bahá’í burial law in light of the health crisis

Letter written on behalf of the Universal House of Justice regarding the application of Bahá’í burial law in light of the health crisis

Posted: 2020/04/29

“Although Bahá’í law concerning the burial of the dead is clear, yet in case of serious and contagious diseases, whatever advice the health authorities provide must be followed.”

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Ridván 2020 message

Ridván 2020 message

Posted: 2020/04/21

“The first reality is the growing consciousness around the world of the looming and appalling dangers carried by the coronavirus pandemic…The second reality, one that is daily more apparent, is the resilience and undiminished vitality of the Bahá’í world in the face of a challenge which has no likeness in living memory.”

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