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Sexual Abuse

We shrink, for very shame, from treating of the subject of boys. Fear ye the Merciful, O peoples of the world! Commit not that which is forbidden you in Our Holy Tablet, and be not of those who rove distractedly in the wilderness of their desires.
(Aqdas, paragraph 107)
The word translated here as “boys” has, in this context, in the Arabic original, the implication of paederasty [anal intercourse between a man and a boy]. Shoghi Effendi has interpreted this reference as a prohibition on all homosexual relations.
(Universal House of Justice, NSA USA - The Bahá’í Faith and Homosexuality)