Brownback Opens Religious Freedom Summit with Plea to Fight Persecution

Religion News Service’s Adelle M. Banks reports that U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback hosted a summit on religious persecution. The event welcomed representatives from different world religions and featured testimonials from survivors of persecution. “The website for the first-ever event, called the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, said it aims to bring foreign ministers and religious leaders together to ‘identify concrete ways to combat religious persecution and discrimination, and ensure greater respect for religious freedom for all,’” writes Banks.

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