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|1951 9 Jan
||Shoghi Effendi announced the formation of the International Bahá'í Council. [MBW7,8]
Proclaim National Assemblies of East and West weighty epoch-making decision of formation of first International Bahá'í Council, forerunner of supreme administrative institution destined to emerge in fullness of time within precincts beneath shadow of World Spiritual Center of Faith already established in twin cities of 'Akká and Haifa....
Between 1951 and 1957 Shoghi Effendi directed the members and used the Council to create an image of an international body handling the Bahá'í affairs in Haifa. According to Shoghi Effendi, the Council's responsibilities were to:
- See UD261 for the significance of the establishment of the International Bahá'í Council.
||International Baha'i Council