Religious Freedom

1 - 9 of 11 Stories
A Palestinian Greek orthodox Christian woman lights a candle as she attends the Christmas Eve Mass at St. Porphyrios Church in Gaza City.

The Voices of Religious Freedom

1 minutes read time
In celebration of International Religious Freedom Day on January 16 th , the Office of International Religious Freedom (IRF) in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State… more
Three men huddle together to read document on table.

Passover in Israel: Next Year in Jerusalem

1 minutes read time
Passover is a very special moment for reflection and celebration, as Jewish people from all over the world remember the departure of their ancestors from Egypt with friends and family over the traditional “… more
A boy prays during Orthodox Christmas Eve mass in the Virgin Mary Church in Cairo, Egypt.

U.S. Efforts to Protect Religious Minorities

1 minutes read time
Persecution, repression, and discrimination are a daily reality for members of religious minority communities in too many countries around the world. In response, the United States is advocating for the rights… more

This Week at State: January 19, 2018

1 minutes read time
Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and… more
A candle burns outside a home during Diwali festival in New Delhi, India.

Protecting Religious Freedom

1 minutes read time
Since the founding of our country, the right to freedom of religion or belief has been at the very heart of who we are as Americans. more

This Week at State: August 18, 2017

1 minutes read time
Did you miss key foreign policy developments this week? We’ve got you covered. Each week, DipNote recaps the latest U.S. Department of State highlights spanning a wide range of global issues, events, and… more

Pages

Subscribe to Religious Freedom