Christians face genocide in the Middle East. The United States government is finally making the advancement of international religious freedom -- and solidarity with persecuted Christians and other faith communities -- a top priority.
Several days ago, Vice President Mike Pence delivered the keynote address at a conference in Washington organized by the group, "In Defense of Christians." You may view it here:
Vice President Pence said he will soon travel to Israel and Egypt, in part, to advance the issue. "President Trump has directed me to go to the Middle East in December," the V.P. told the assembled Christian leaders. "And I promise you one of the messages that I will bring on the President’s behalf to leaders across the region is that now is the time to bring an end to the persecution of Christians and all religious minorities."