WASHINGTON (RNS) — An increasingly vocal band of advocates and experts says the Trump administration’s refugee policies are out of sync with its promises to protect religious minorities from persecution, especially Christians, Yazidis and other groups in the Middle East.
(RNS) — The drop comes despite President Trump’s pledge during his first week in office that helping persecuted Christians overseas would be a priority for his administration.
DALLAS (AP) — Pence discussed his plans at a religious dinner in Washington, where he stressed the Trump administration's commitment to helping Christian minority groups across the Middle East.
(RNS) By overemphasizing the links between Islam and extremism, the administration has fueled Muslim anger, obscured the complex roles that religious institutions play in global affairs and ignored important lessons from the past.
WASHINGTON (RNS) North Korea marks its 14th year atop the list of most dangerous countries to be Christian.
As the Obamas prepare to celebrate Christmas in Hawaii, the president said he and wife Michelle are "ever-mindful" that "many of our fellow Christians do not enjoy that right" to celebrate openly.