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21C WILBERFORCE IN THE NEWS

Feb
06
2017

CHRISTIAN POST: Over 700 Advocates Urge Trump to Nominate Ambassador-at-Large for Int'l Religious Freedom


As religious persecution continues to grow around the world, a diverse group of religious leaders, scholars and human rights advocates are urging President Donald Trump to nominate within his first ... READ MORE
Feb
02
2017

WORLD: Advocates urge Trump to Name Religious Freedom Ambassador


WASHINGTON—International religious freedom advocates on and off Capitol Hill have sent letters to President Donald Trump urging him to appoint an ambassador-at-large for international religious ... READ MORE
Jan
14
2017

DESERET NEWS: Concerned about religious freedom? Here's the first step President Trump should take


How long will the most remarkable suite of tools to give voice and support to those being fractured and forgotten be overlooked by the next administration? To set the context: millions of people of f... READ MORE
Jan
11
2017

World: Angst grows over potential religious freedom vacancy


Ambassador-at-large David Saperstein poised to leave next weekby J.C. Derrick Jan. 9, 2017 A Pakistani Christian asylum-seeker who fled persecution walks by a cross drawn on a wall at an apart... READ MORE
Dec
22
2016

WASHINGTON TIMES: Brightening the Beacon of Light


It is Christmas week, and mankind is reminded of the promise of the gospel: “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” This year, however, the darkness seems... READ MORE
Dec
15
2016

Marco Rubio Implores Obama to Sign IRF Act


U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Co-Chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), released the following statement after the U.S. Hou... READ MORE

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