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Trump appoints Sam Brownback as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

  • Trump also quietly announced Wednesday that he nominated Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback to become the new ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
  • The ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom heads up the Office of International Religious Freedom, whose mission is to promote “religious freedom as a core objective of U.S. foreign policy.” 
  • According to the office, it monitors religious persecution and discrimination worldwide, recommends and implements policies in respective regions or countries and develops programs to promote religious freedom. Read more (7/26/17)