Global religious freedom draws leaders’ approval

WASHINGTON (BP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s lead religious freedom advocate is part of a widely diverse, informal coalition urging Congress to strengthen protections for the rights of people of faith overseas. Russell Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, signed on to a letter sent yesterday to members of a House of Representatives subcommittee seeking their support for the Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act. The bill, which will update the original IRFA of 1998, is designed to enhance the United States’ ability to promote religious freedom globally. It also will reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom through 2021.
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