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1,000 Baha’i delegates arrive to elect new council

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April 29, 2013 22:06

Representatives of the Baha’i faith from around the world gathered in Haifa on Monday to elect the new international leadership council of the faith, as is customary every five years.

More than 1,000 delegates from 157 countries have arrived in Israel to select the representatives for the nine-member panel, known as The Universal House of Justice, which is responsible for the major decisions and policies of the international Baha’i administration.

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