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from the chronology

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1947 5 Jul Manuel Garcia Vasquez becomes a Bahá’í in Spain, the first new believer in the country. Spain Manuel Garcia Vasquez
1957 Ridván The Regional Spiritual Assembly for the Iberian Peninsula is formed with its seat in Madrid, Spain. [BW13:274] Madrid; Spain NSA
1962 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Spain is formed. [BW13:283]
  • For picture see BW13:281.
Spain NSA
1969 3 – 6 Apr The first European Youth Conference opens in Madrid, Spain. [BW15:329] Madrid; Spain
1970 The first Gypsy in Spain to become a Bahá’í, Maria Camacho Martinez, enrols in Sabadell. Sabadell; Spain Maria Camacho Martinez
1988 24 – 25 Sep The first annual Bahá’í Studies Conference of Spain is held in Barcelona. [BINS192:5] Barcelona Baha’i Studies Conference of Spain
1988 Oct Thirteen Romanies become Bahá’ís in northern Spain. [BINS186:7] Spain
1989 23 – 26 Mar The First National Women’s Conference of Spain is held in Madrid. [BINS201:6] Madrid 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. Madrid; Spain; 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 Regional Conferences

from the main catalogue

  1. Andalusí Theosophy: A Recontextualization, by Vahid Brown, in Lights of Irfan, Volume 7 (2006). [about]
  2. 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]
  3. 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]
 
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