September 19, 2019
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  • 7:14 pm 14. Mohammed and the Arab Conquests
  • 6:14 pm Prayer List Ideas
  • 6:14 pm Religion class for Education
Faces of Religious Persecution: Andrew Brunson, Pastor

[TEXT: Pastor Andrew Brunson and his family lived in Turkey for over 20 years, during which time he started a Protestant church and also provided aid to refugees.] Andrew Brunson: The first years that we were there, we really developed a love for the place. Over the years, there were a number of threats, death […]

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Faces of Religious Persecution: Irene Weiss, Holocaust Survivor

[TEXT: Irene Weiss survived religious persecution at the hands of Nazi Germany. She and her family were taken from their Hungarian home to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1944.] [Irene Weiss] My mother and two younger brothers were off to one side. My father and older brother were off to the side with a man. My older sister […]

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Ambassador Callista Gingrich – Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

The right to worship freely is America’s first freedom. Safeguarding this universal human right is fundamental to the founding principles of the United States. It’s who we are as a people and a nation. Sadly, repression, violence and discrimination are daily realities for millions of believers in every region of the world. History has shown […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Press Statement by Ambassador Brownback

AMBASSADOR BROWNBACK: We’re right now still wrapping up the ministerial. We’ve had so many countries participate in it and we – and so many have asked to speak that we’re continuing to go through that, so those’ll be wrapping up fairly shortly. But over 80 countries; a number of commitments to hold different events; a […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Remarks by Ambassador-at-Large Brownback

AMBASSADOR BROWNBACK: Good morning, good morning. Boy, are we excited to have you here. I don’t know if I’ve ever been at a meeting with a more diverse group of people than what’s here. And around a single, simple, direct cause of religious freedom, which we all stand for here and around the world. That’s […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Concluding Remarks by Ambassador Brownback

AMBASSADOR BROWNBACK: Thank you, and thank you all for participating in this first ever ministerial to advance religious freedom. We are delighted that you came. Religion is a hot topic; it is no longer taboo. And as this gathering illustrated, religion has found its way into discussions by government at its highest levels. We believe […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Ambassador Brownback at Holocaust Memorial Museum

AMBASSADOR SAM BROWNBACK: Thank you, sir. What a pleasure to be here. What a great place to open this first ever ministerial on religious freedom. This has never been done before– religious freedom ministerial– and I can think of no better place to open it than here to remember that never again means never again, […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Secretary Pompeo Delivers Concluding Remarks

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Trump has directed his administration to advance and defend the rights of religious freedom at home and abroad, because religious freedom is a universal God-given right to which all people are entitled. It is also an essential building block for all free […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Remarks by Deputy Secretary Sullivan

(assembly applauds) DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE SULLIVAN: Thank you Ambassador Brownback for that kind introduction and for conveying that wonderful news. Preliminary report though it may be, it’s really heartening and so appropriate on the occasion of the second day of this forum to get that news about Pastor Brunson. It really lifts my spirits. […]

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Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom: Remarks by Ambassador Haley

(applause.) AMBASSADOR HALEY: Thank you very much. It is great to be back at the Holocaust Museum. You can’t walk through these doors and not just feel something. It’s enormous what you feel, because there are so many stories to tell, and the emotions run high, but it’s always a touching moment. And you know, […]

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