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Letters from the Guardian to Australia and New Zealand

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • Australia, 1971 reprint
  • Pages:
  • 140
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Pages 106-107

Letter of June 15, 1952

Haifa, Israel,
June 15, 1952
National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Australia and New Zealand.
Dear Bahá’í Friends:
The beloved Guardian has directed me to write you in his behalf, to request that the information relating to Australia and 107 New Zealand and their activities, contained in the booklet “The Bahá’í Faith”, ‘Information Statistical and Comparative’ be brought up to date as of May 1, 1952, and sent to him here by first possible air mail post.
One of the features of the Holy Year will be the re-issuance of this imnportant book; inasmuch as the Holy Year is fast approaching, the Guardian wishes the information as quickly as possible.
Briefly, the information which your NSA is to provide, brought up to date of May 1, 1952, is as follows:
Incorporated Local Spiritual Assemblies, in Australia and New Zealand. Bahá’í Centers in Australia and New Zealand, showing if possible the division between Local Spiritual Assemblies, Groups and Isolated Believers.
Any information not immediately available, should be handled by telegraph, but such information as is available should not be delayed for any one or two delinquents. You can appreciate that if the booklet is to be published early in the Holy Year, the information should reach the Guardian at a very early date.
The Guardian sends his loving greetings to the National Assembly and its devoted members.
Faithfully yours,
Leroy C. Ioas.
Assistant Secretary.