Jesuit appointed head of US religious freedom commission

fr_thomas_reese_courtesy_of_uscirf_cnaThe United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has a new chairman, and for the first time, the position will be held by a Catholic priest.
Jesuit priest Father Thomas Reese was first appointed to a two-year term as a member of the commission by President Barack Obama in 2014, and re-appointed in 2016.
Now he will take over as the chair of the organization, an independent, bipartisan commission that monitors and reviews religious freedom violations around the world, and makes policy recommendations to the Secretary of State, Congress and the president.  Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *