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IRLA Secretary General Invited To Moscow and Yerevan

Invited by the Secretary General of the Russian Association for Religious Liberty, Pastor Oleg Goncharov, Dr. John Graz, IRLA Secretary General met with religious liberty experts and officials in the Russian capital from July 1 to 3....READ MORE

Kigali, Rwanda - For the First Time Thousands Support Religious Freedom

On Saturday June 14, approximately 5,000 people were gathered in one of the largest Seventh-day Adventist Church in Kigali, Rwanda to hear IRLA Secretary General Dr. John Graz's presentation on the State of Religious Freedom in the World....READ MORE

IRLA Religious Liberty Tour Has Wheels!

Who could have thought a busload of 24 religious liberty leaders would have such fun tracking down history on a tour of Italy, Switzerland and France. ...READ MORE

“Freedom of Religion and Conflict Resolution”

The map of current conflicts in the continent of Africa reveals that many of them are driven by religious partisanship, misperceptions and misunderstanding of others. Instead of religions being factors of peace and security they become instruments of fear and instability....READ MORE

USCIRF Report 2014: Ambassador Robert Seiple Gives Insight

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, a semi-independent Government entity created by the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998, has just issued a most comprehensive report on the state of religious freedom today as well as a very helpful perspective on the implementation of this Act over the last 15 years....READ MORE

At Religious Liberty Celebration, White House Official Stresses Commonalities


Adventist Leaders Host Mormon Leaders

Top leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered a preview of an upcoming social media campaign in a visit last week with leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters, a meeting that underscored each denomination’s commitment to religious freedom....READ MORE

Meriba, Mexico: First Religious Liberty Festival in Maya Land

On Saturday March 22, in the city of Meriba, the First Festival of Religious Liberty was held in the Maya Land....READ MORE