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October 27, 2017   •   

Commemorating International Religious Freedom Day and the 19th Anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act

Did you know? Today is International Religious Freedom Day.

May 29, 2017   •   

U.S. Rep Frank Wolf (Ret.) Urges Church Leaders to Speak Up on International Religious Persecution

Western church leaders have not been outspoken enough about religious persecution and human rights violations around the world, said U.S. Congressman Frank R. Wolf (Ret.) at a recent luncheon in McLean, Virginia.

February 6, 2017   •   

Appoint Religious Freedom Ambassador in First 100 Days, Letter Urges President

Religious freedom advocacy group 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative (21CWI) sent a letter to President Trump this week, signed by 715 human rights and religious liberty proponents encouraging the administration to swiftly nominate an Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.

February 1, 2017   •   

Editorial Urges U.S. to Take ‘Firm and Resolute Stand’ for International Religious Liberty

A recent Op-Ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer by U.S. State Department religious freedom leaders points to an important nexus in religious freedom abuses and other points of national security.

December 20, 2016   •   

Analysis of Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act

In 2011, Congressman Frank R. Wolf introduced the first bill to amend and strengthen the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA).

December 16, 2016   •   

President Obama Signs International Religious Freedom Act Amendment Today

When President Obama signed the International Religious Freedom Act into law today, religious freedom received a significant boost in U.S. Government policy with impact around the world.

December 8, 2016   •   

Religious Freedom Bill Poised for Senate Approval

On December 7, 2016, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously passed HR 1150 , the Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act, sending it to the full Senate for consideration.

November 30, 2016   •   

International Religious Freedom Roundtable: A Vital Nexus for Faith and Government Leaders

Continuing its mission to reduce global restrictions on religion, the International Religious Freedom (IRF) Roundtable met this month in the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill.

October 15, 2016   •   

IRF Roundtable Urges Passage of Pending Religious Freedom Resolution

When members of the United States Congress return to Washington after the elections in November, religious freedom advocates are hopeful the Senate will pass H.R. 1150, the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act

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