U.S. diplomat attacked while trying to visit jailed priest in Vietnam — UPDATED

The intimidation and persecution continue. Details: Christian Marchant, the political officer for the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam, reportedly was “roughed up” and “wrestled to the ground” Wednesday by Vietnamese police as he attempted to visit a dissident Roman Catholic priest who had been sentenced to eight years in prison by Vietnam’s Communist government in 2007. [Read More...]

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“It is painful to think that in some areas of the world it is impossible to profess one’s religion freely except at the risk of life and personal liberty. In other areas we see more subtle and sophisticated forms of prejudice and hostility towards believers and religious symbols. At present, Christians are the religious group [Read More...]


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