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|1947 5 Jul
||Manuel Garcia Vasquez becomes a Bahá’í in Spain, the first new believer in the country.
||Manuel Garcia Vasquez
||The Regional Spiritual Assembly for the Iberian Peninsula is formed with its seat in Madrid, Spain. [BW13:274]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Spain is formed. [BW13:283]
- For picture see BW13:281.
|1969 3 – 6 Apr
||The first European Youth Conference opens in Madrid, Spain. [BW15:329]
||The first Gypsy in Spain to become a Bahá’í, Maria Camacho Martinez, enrols in Sabadell.
||Maria Camacho Martinez
|1988 24 – 25 Sep
||The first annual Bahá’í Studies Conference of Spain is held in Barcelona. [BINS192:5]
||Baha’i Studies Conference of Spain
||Thirteen Romanies become Bahá’ís in northern Spain. [BINS186:7]
|1989 23 – 26 Mar
||The First National Women’s Conference of Spain is held in Madrid. [BINS201:6]
||National Women’s Conference of Spain
|1993 10 – 12 Apr
||The first Bahá'í Congress of Catalunya takes place in Barcelona. [BW92–3:146]
||Barcelona; Catalunya; Spain
|2001 23 - 25 Nov
||International Consultative Conference on School Education in relation with Freedom of Religion and Belief, Tolerance and Non-discrimination, a United Nations conference was held in Madrid, Spain. The Bahá'í International Community presented a statement, entitled Belief and Tolerance: Lights Amidst the Darkness. For the text of the document see BWNS141 or on the BIC Site.
||UN; statement; Belief and Tolerance: Lights Amidst the Darkness
|2009 24 – 25 Jan
||Regional Conferences held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sydney, Australia and Madrid, Spain. [BWNS690]
||Ulaanbaatar; Mongolia; Sydney; Australia; Madrid; Spain
from the main catalogue
- Andalusí Theosophy: A Recontextualization, by Vahid Brown, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 7 (2006). [about]
- From Moorish Cordova to the Bahá'ís of Iran: Islamic Tolerance and Intolerance, by Boris Handal Morales, in IDEA: A Journal of Social Issues, 12:1 (2007). Though Baha'is are persecuted in Iran, Muhammad taught understanding and respect towards religious minorities. Cordova, Spain is an example of historical tolerance where Muslims, Christians and Jews co-existed harmoniously under Islamic rule. [about]
- References to the Bahá'í Faith in the U.S. State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, by United States Department of State (1991). Excerpts from the State Department's annual compilation of Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on discrimination against the Baha'i Faith and persecution of its adherents in twenty countries. [about]