Zoroastrians confront depletion of their ancient faith

              FILE - People light wish lanterns while celebrating Chaharshanbe Souri, or Wednesday Feast, an ancient Festival of Fire, on the eve of the last Wednesday of the solar Persian year, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Among the world’s present-day religions, Zoroastrianism is one of the most ancient and historically influential. It was founded more than 3,000 years ago and became the major religion in Persia.   (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
              FILE - A Parsi man walks next to a bas-relief depicting early Zoroastrians at a Parsi colony on Nowruz, the Parsi New Year, in Mumbai, India, Monday, March 21, 2022. Parsis, also known as Zoroastrians, worship fire and are followers of the Bronze Age Persian prophet Zarathustra. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)