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Global leaders address religious freedom

religious freedom

WASHINGTON | The rabbi of a Pittsburgh Jewish community where 11 people were killed by a gunman in October told a worldwide meeting of religious freedom activists that only by rejecting racism and bigotry can violence in the name of religion be overcome. “More of humanity desires to live at peace,” Rabbi Jeffry Myers of… Read more »

State Department releases annual report on international religious freedom

WASHINGTON | Everyone has “a stake in this fight” for religious freedom, said the U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, Sam Brownback. “One person’s bondage is another person’s burden to break,” he told reporters May 29. “We’re all people with beautiful and undeniable human dignity. Our lives are sacred. Our right to choose… Read more »