Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom October 5 wrote President Bush, urging him "to continue to declare that the United... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 5, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote October 4 to national security advisor Condolezza Rice and Assistant Secretary of State A. Elizabeth... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 Washington -Michael K. Young, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, wrote October 2 to former Sen. John Danforth, Special Envoy for... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The White House announced September 26 that President Bush intends to nominate John V. Hanford III for the position of Ambassador-at-Large for International... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom today announced the election of Dean Michael K. Young of George Washington University Law School as... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 President George W. Bush yesterday appointed Dr. Richard D. Land of Nashville, Tennessee, the Most Reverend William Francis Murphy of Rockville Centre, New... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has written to National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice asking her to urge President Bush "to... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The Senate will soon consider the Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) with Vietnam, approved by the House of Representatives last week. The agreement will extend... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 For 18 years, Sudan has been plagued by a civil war that has killed more than 2 million people and displaced more than 4 million. Religion is a major factor in... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2001 Contact: Lawrence J. Goodrich, Communications Director, (202) 523-3240, ext. 27 The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has nominated Burma, China, Iran, Iraq, Laos, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), Saudi Arabia,... Read More

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