(Covenant-breaker) :Note: the term "head of the Faith" is used throughout the article, it is helpful to note that, since 1963, this refers to the elected nine-member Universal House of Justice. ...more on Wikipedia about "Covenant-breaker"
:See main article: Covenant-breaker ...more on Wikipedia about "Covenant-breaking in Shoghi Effendi's immediate family"
Shoghi Effendi was the Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith from 1921-1957. During his life, many members of his family were expelled from the Faith as Covenant-Breakers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Expulsion of Ruhi Afnan"
Joel Bray Marangella is the present Guardian, or administrative and spiritual leader of the Orthodox Bahá'ís. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joel Bray Marangella"
Charles Mason Remey ( May 15 1874 - February 4 1974) was an eminent and controversial American Bahá'í with a distinguished life of service to the Bahá'í Faith. In 1960 Remey claimed to be the second Guardian of the Bahá'í Faith. Because of this controversial claim, he and a small group of his followers split from the majority of Bahá'ís who believed that there could not be a Guardian at that time and they excommunicated each other as covenant-breakers. Perhaps 2000 - 3000 people today follow one of several Bahá'í divisions that consider him as their previous leader. Acquaintances knew him as Mason Remey. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mason Remey"
Mírzá Muhammad `Alí (~ 1852 - 1937) was the son of Bahá'u'lláh, the prophet-founder of the Bahá'í Faith. He was born from his father's second wife, Fatimih Khanum, whom he married in Tehran in 1849, and she was later known as Mahd-i-'Ulya. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mírzá Muhammad `Alí"
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