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  1. Obama Denounces Worldwide Religious Repression

    Promoting freedom of faith is a central goal of U.S. foreign policy, according to the President. In his speech at this year’s National Prayer Breakfast, Obama focused on threats to religious freedom around the world. He highlighted the imprisonment of American missionaries in Iran and North Korea, and criticized the governments of China, Egypt and Sudan. He also discussed how his faith had led him to public service and said he was looking forward to meeting Pope Francis, whom he praised for his egalitarian views. 

    Sources: NYTWSJ

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