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US State Department - Latest News

Jan 22, 2021 - 02:45 pm .- President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State pledged to appoint an LGBTI envoy at the agency, and says he will permit embassies to fly the “Pride” flag if confirmed. 
Jan 14, 2021 - 06:29 pm .- The US bishops’ chair for international justice and peace has expressed his disagreement with the State Department’s return of Cuba to a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Dec 16, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The Knights of Columbus has praised the United States for listing Nigeria as among the worst countries for religious freedom, and calling renewed attention to the mass killings of Christians in Nigeria.
Oct 26, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- As Lebanon continues to deal with fallout from the massive August explosion that devastated parts of the capital, Beirut, advocates for Lebanese Christians call for continued U.S. aid and collaboration with local NGOs, while one State Department official says that conversations about additional aid have stalled.
Jul 16, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A draft report Thursday from an advisory body to the U.S. State Department on human rights says that religious freedom is “foremost” among human rights.
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 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.
Jul 24, 2019 - 01:21 pm .- As some Christian genocide victims rebuild their homes in Northern Iraq, a tenuous security situation still threatens their future in the region.
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.

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