Supreme Leader Visits Homes of Christian Martyrs

Supreme Leader Visits Homes of Christian Martyrs
(Monday, December 28, 2015) 15:07

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei paid visits to the homes of a number of Christian martyrs to meet with the martyrs’ families.

The visits came on the occasion of the birthday of prophet Jesus (AS), the website of the Center for Preserving and Publishing the Works of Ayatollah Khamenei reported.

Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith.

A number of Christian, Jewish and Zoroastrian soldiers were among tens of thousands of Iranians who were martyred in action during the Iraqi imposed war on Iran, known as the Sacred Defnese, in the 1980s.
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