23 august 2019

Halting mounting attacks on churches, people of faith deemed a foreign policy priority


A recent bombing at an Afghan wedding and near-daily attacks on churches in Northern Ireland have contributed to one of the deadliest years for religious folk in recent memory. U.S. officials say it’s not an abstract human rights issue but a foreign policy concern for the nation. “Advancing religious freedom is a foreign policy priority for this administration, and we remain committed to promoting and protecting religious freedom for all groups,” a staffer for Sam Brownback , U.S. ambassador at [...]