[PROVISIONAL TRANSLATION FROM Persian]

 

[Translator’s notes appear in square brackets.]

[Personal information has been redacted.]

[The excerpt below is from the section of the article that pertains to the Baha’i Faith]

 

[Taken from the site:] Hawzah News Agency

[Date:] 9 Bahman 1395 [28 January 2017]

 

Raised at the Seminary Students’ Meeting:

The Activity of the Perverse Baha’i Sect in Society is Worrying

Seminary – Experience has shown that wherever the seminary and the clergy have played a role in various cultural fields, the problems have disappeared.

According to the correspondent of the Seminary News Agency, Hojjatol-Islam Borhani, in the gathering of seminary students and Amoli religious scholars living in the seminary of Qom...said, “The Shiite clergy has played an effective role in promoting the religious and ideological foundations of the people and the fight against superstition.”

The representative of the religious students and Amoli religious scholars of Qom Seminary, emphasizing that we are in a sensitive situation in terms of cultural and ideological attacks and the promotion of immoral principles, and some heretical sects such as Baha’ism in society, called for more attention to solve such problems.

He said that the people’s expectations from the seminary have increased compared to the past: “Experience has shown that wherever the seminary and scholars have played a role in various cultural fields, the problems have disappeared.”