Trump advocates religious freedom at UN General Assembly

U.S. 09/24/19, 19:04

President Donald Trump, on Sept. 23, held an event at the U.N. General Assembly that focused exclusively on religious freedom, and was the first ever U.S. president to do so. The event, titled Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom, addressed the heads of state, ambassadors, civil society representatives, and survivors of ...

China fires back after US calls it home to worst human rights crises

U.S. 07/20/19, 16:26

China used to express its anger whenever the United States would mention its religious crackdown, and this time was no exception. U.S. officials labeled it “home to one of the worst human rights crises” in modern history. the U.S. Department of State held the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in ...

US to create international alliance to defend religious freedom

U.S. 07/19/19, 16:03

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo closed the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom, on Thursday, held in Washington July 16-18, with the announcement of two important initiatives.  "Since the earliest days of our nation, America has stood for religious freedom. Our first settlers left their homes ...

Trump’s diplomat denounces China’s religious crackdown

China 03/12/19, 07:00

In different statements during the last few days, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, publicly criticized Beijing for its wide-ranged persecution of religious groups. “It seems the Chinese government is at war with faith,” Ambassador Brownback said Friday, March 8, in Hong Kong, Washington Examiner reported. “It is a war ...

James Lankford: Defending religious freedom means living your faith

Politics 02/28/19, 21:56

Not living one’s faith can become a threat to religious liberty, Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., said while speaking on a panel Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.  “One of the greatest challenges we have to religious liberty in this modern day is people that actually claim a faith and don’t ...

US religious freedom envoy: Pakistan has ‘desire to change’

World 02/24/19, 09:23

Pakistan has "a desire to change" its ways and be removed from an American blacklist of countries that infringe on religious freedoms, a U.S. special envoy said Sunday on a tour of a Mideast long riven by faith. Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, criticized Sudan's government amid ...

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