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Readout of Vice President Pence’s Call with Cardinal Pietro Parolin

(as posted on whitehouse.gov) Issued on: August 10, 2018 Vice President Mike Pence spoke today with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See, to discuss their mutual concern about the on-going political crisis in Nicaragua. Vice President Pence recognized the Catholic Church’s leadership and the Pope’s calls for mediation and the process of ...
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The U.S. State Department’s Boldline Religious Freedom Initiative

Are you ready to take action on an innovative idea to support international religious freedom? The U.S. Department of State wants to hear from you. Introducing Boldline Religious Freedom, a public-private partnership accelerator that is specifically targeted to organizations working on religious freedom.  Developed by the U.S. Department of State, this partnership aims to support ...
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2018 Call for Grant Proposals

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: AUGUST 31, 2018 Program Description The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is pleased to offer a small grants program and we invite organizations to submit proposals for projects or events based on the criteria below.  The aim of the grants program is to further U.S. foreign ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Gingrich at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

(As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon.  I’d like to thank Secretary Pompeo and Ambassador Brownback for inviting me to speak on this important topic ahead of our panel. This discussion, examining the intersections between religious freedom and women’s rights, could not come at a more pressing time.
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