US religious freedom commission granted 4-week reprieve
Catholic World News - November 21, 2011
The United States Senate has granted four weeks of additional funding to the US Commission on International Religious Freedom, a non-partisan body that documents religious-freedom violations around the world.
Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention said that he is “delighted that USCIRF is out of immediate danger of going out of business. However, this is only a temporary stay of execution.”
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged the Senate to reauthorize the commission.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our March expenses ($31,054 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!