RFP Director Tom Farr was interviewed by Warren Smith of the WORLD News Group about the lack of American foreign policy focus on religious freedom and the bureaucratic troubles that obstruct any meaningful progress.
related | Listen to interview here
RFP Director Tom Farr addressed the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the topic "Genocidal Attacks Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq."
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related | First Things publishes testimony
Timothy Shah, Brian Grim, and Byron Johnson spoke at the 2014 Evangelical Leadership Summit at the American Enterprise Institute. They discussed how religious freedom affects political liberty, economic development, and poverty.
related | Video of Shah's presentation
related | The Christian Post covers event
The Religious Freedom Project and Notre Dame's Center for Civil and Human Rights have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust. The award will fund "Under Caesar's Sword," a project examining persecution of Christian communities around the world.
RFP Director Tom Farr participated in a panel discussion on "Christians in the Middle East: The Current Crisis & What Can Be Done" hosted by the Catholic Information Center. Joined by two representatives of the non-profit In Defense of Christians, Farr commented on the urgent situation in Iraq and Syria.
related | EWTN covers the event
Uneasy about their Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, 27 Muslim-American groups asked Secretary of State John Kerry for better protection from violence. RFP Director Tom Farr agrees that the US government must defend their right to religious freedom at home and abroad.