Thursday, February 11, 2010

U.S. President Obama Urged To Tackle Religious Persecution

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 President Barack Obama greets a young visitor in the Oval Office, February 5, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza).WASHINGTON, USA (Worthy News)-- United States President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described international religious freedom as "important" at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, but a group investigating persecution of Christians said the administration should turn its words into deeds.

"The administration should back up these words by actions and appoint a qualified Ambassador for International Religious Freedom who has experience in international diplomacy and religious freedom issues," said Open Doors USA in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Friday, February 5.
 President Barack Obama greets a young visitor in the Oval Office, February 5, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza).

In one of the latest known attacks in the U.S, two street preachers were shot and killed by a teenager who apparently opposed their message. Tite Sufra, 24, and Stephen Ocean, 23, were shot to death late Saturday, January 30, in Boynton Beach in the U.S. State of Florida, where they evangelized, after meeting 18-year-old Jeriah Woody, local police said.
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