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Oct 15, 2019 - 01:01 pm .- In a speech on Christian leadership Friday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted international religious freedom threats, especially in China, Iran, and Iraq.
Oct 3, 2019 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss the preservation of Christian communities in the Middle East and the promotion of religious freedom on Thursday.
Oct 2, 2019 - 06:00 am .- U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo spoke out Wednesday about China’s religious freedom violations during a visit to the Vatican.
Oct 1, 2019 - 04:32 pm .- On Tuesday, the People’s Republic of China marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country’s communist regime. While some world leaders offered congratulations, others reflected on the nation’s long history of human rights abuses.
Jul 18, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- Religious persecution is a concern for the entire global community, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a religious freedom gathering on Thursday.
Jul 17, 2019 - 08:00 am .- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will not contribute the expected $32.5 million to the agency.
Jul 16, 2019 - 09:15 am .- U.S. leaders called for a worldwide “grassroots” movement to fight religious persecution at a global religious freedom gathering on Tuesday.
Jul 12, 2019 - 10:00 am .- International human rights experts have praised the creation of a State Department advisory body on human rights, calling it a very much needed contribution to global affairs.
Jul 8, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Mary Ann Glendon, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, will head a new human rights advisory body to the U.S. State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday
Jun 25, 2019 - 05:07 pm .- With the latest U.S. report on global persecution of individuals and groups based on their religious beliefs, the Trump administration promised action to counter the human rights violations of the countries and groups listed in the U.S. State Department’s 2018 Report on International Religious Freedom.
Apr 5, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- Mike Pompeo has said the Trump administration is doing its “level best” to prevent foreign aid dollars reaching organizations that perform abortions, and was looking to close “loopholes” in the current system.
Mar 26, 2019 - 03:22 pm .- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday an expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy and the slashing of funds to the Organization of American States in response to its abortion advocacy.
Mar 15, 2019 - 08:15 am .- Pope Francis mourned “senseless acts of violence” against innocent life after the New Zealand mosque attacks. On Friday, at least forty-nine people were killed in attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
Jul 26, 2018 - 04:30 pm .- Vice President Mike Pence announced the establishment of the Genocide Recovery and Persecution Response Program on Thursday “to rapidly deliver aid to persecuted communities, beginning with Iraq.”
Jul 20, 2018 - 03:30 pm .- The U.S. State Department is set to host the largest and highest-level global meeting on religious liberty next week. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told EWTN he is prepared to talk with countries with whom the U.S. government has “deep disagreements.”
Jul 1, 2018 - 06:01 am .- As the Department of State released its 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report this week, an apostolate which helps trafficking victims said that the practice remains a problem around the world, including in the US.