Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Baha'is are supposed to be loyal to the political authorities of their respective countries

“Both Bahá’u’lláh and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá have urged us all to be submissive and loyal to the political authorities of our respective countries. It follows, therefore, that our ... friends are under the sacred obligation to whole-heartedly obey the existing political regime...”

(From a letter dated 11 February 1934 written on behalf of Shoghi Effendi to an individual believer: The Light of Divine Guidance, vol. 1, p. 54)

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