Highlights

  • Conference "Religious freedom in Barcelona"

    Tuesday, February 4th, at Espai Jove La Fontana

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  • December the 12th

    International Day of fighting against Islamophobia

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  • Measure of Government

    A protocol will guarantee the equal treatment of religious entities to carry out activities in the public space and municipal facilities.

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  • Night of Religions

    On Saturday, September 16th, the Night of Religions is celebrated.

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  • Images to belive. Catholics and Protestants

    Inauguration on Tuesday, June 20th at 7:00 pm, at Saló del Tinell of MUHBA Plaça del Rei.

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  • Office of Religious Affairs, new website

    New challenges, new projection.

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  • #BCNvsODI Barcelona fights against racism

    21st of Mars, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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  • Plan of Action BCN Anti-Rumour Network 2016-2020

    A coexistence free of rumors and stereotypes

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News

23/01/2020 - 08:06

Conference on the state of the right to religious freedom in Barcelona

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Hanukkah in Barcelona

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Religious holidays

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Festivitats religioses i activitats de l’OAR

January 2020

Sunday, 5 January, 2020 (All day) Naixement del Guru Gobind Singh
Monday, 6 January, 2020 (All day) Epifania (catòlica)
Monday, 6 January, 2020 (All day) Teofania (ortodoxa)
Tuesday, 7 January, 2020 (All day) Nadal (ortodox)
Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 (All day) Makara Samkranti / Pongal
Saturday, 18 January, 2020 (All day) Setmana de pregària per la unitat dels cristians
Sunday, 19 January, 2020 (All day) Teofania (ortodoxa)
Saturday, 25 January, 2020 (All day) Any nou xinès / Xunjie
Thursday, 30 January, 2020 (All day) Vasanta Panchami / Sarasvati Puja

Parròquia ortodoxa romanesa Sant Jordi Barcelona

The Barcelona St George Romanian Orthodox Parish began building their church in 2011 at C/ Capella Street 25. The work was supposed to last 18 months but it is still going on.

The church, which is on a small but well-located piece of land, lies in a street which has very little traffic but is very close to the Camp de l’Arpa metro station. It is divided into three clearly differentiated spaces: a basement with multipurpose classrooms that also serve as a function room for cultural...

#CelebremBCN. Festes i diversitat cultural: Nagar Kirtan

On Sunday November 5, the Sikh community of Barcelona met on the streets to celebrate the birth of its founder, Guru Nanak, and share the celebration with neighbours and walkers. Guru Nanak Jevi (1469-1539), was born in present-day Pakistan, in a villa called Talwandi, which today is known by the name of Nankana Sahib. The commemoration of its birth is one of the main festivities of the Sikh community, originated in the Punjab region, and it is celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm for...

The history of Protestantism, as well as the history of Catalan Protestantism, is part of our shared history, although unknown by the vast majority in our milieu until quite recently. Because, as Dr. Justo L. González reminds us, “the primary reason for studying history is that the present cannot be understood without it" (1).

The first thing to note is that the Protestant Reformation never reached Catalonia. Provided, that is, we understand ‘Reformation’ by its original meaning: the...

The Protestant Reformation in the 16th century did not only represent a major shift in religious paradigms. Religious, political and social reforms all came together and fed into each other to sew the seed for a shift towards modernity that was knocking at the doors of Europe.

In the 16th century, the vast majority of the population was illiterate, only those with a high enough position in society could afford to read and write. And often, most literate people could be found in...

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