USA

New State Department Religion Office Provokes Concernsi
X
August 16, 2013 3:16 PM
The U.S. State Department recently created a special office to coordinate its diplomacy with religious groups. The office is a response to criticism that the U.S. has failed in the past to take account of the religiosity of foreign people. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports on concerns that U.S. Christian groups will now seek to influence foreign policy.

New State Department Religion Office Provokes Concerns

Published August 16, 2013

The U.S. State Department recently created a special office to coordinate its diplomacy with religious groups. The office is a response to criticism that the U.S. has failed in the past to take account of the religiosity of foreign people. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports on concerns that U.S. Christian groups will now seek to influence foreign policy.


You May Like

EU Court Fines Poland for Hosting CIA 'Black Sites'

Ruling is first time a court has acknowledged suspects were held and tortured at the sites, under US program launched following the 9/11 terrorist attacks More

Migrant Issues Close to Home Spur Groups to Take Action

Groups placing water, food in the desert, or aiding detainees after release, have one common goal: no more deaths of migrants crossing illegally into the US More

Video At AIDS Conference, Prevention Pill Stirs Excitement

Truveda shows promise, spurring debate over access and other approaches More