civil

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    Baha’i marriage without civil marriage

    Good morning, I am in need of education and advice on Bahá’í marriage laws. I am dating a Bahá’í man and I am learning about Bahá’í faith. My parents are deceased and his parents are approving of the marriage. I would like to know if we are able to have a Bahá’í marriage without having the...
  2. camachoe

    Will the Universal House of Justice become a civil government agency?

    While reading the comments on the Kitáb-o-Aqdas, I found the following: 70. Exile and imprisonment are decreed for the thief Bahá’u’lláh states that the determination of the degree of penalty, in accordance with the seriousness of the offense, rests with the House of Justice (Q&A 49). The...
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    non violent civil disobedience

    I am a bit troubled by what I see as the Baha'i feeling about this, and maybe I am incorrect, but as I understand it, Baha'is could not have supported or be involved in such things as the Selma protests, sit-ins for social justice and so forth. My wife is black and I am white. I have really...
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    The UN concerned about civil rights in Mauritania

    Geneva - October 22, 2013 - On 21 and 22 October 2013, took place the initial report of Mauritania on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The report, which comes seven years after the ratification of the Covenant, is the first submitted by the State...