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IDC Leads Letter to Secretary Blinken Urging Designation of Nigeria as CPC and Appointment of Special Envoy

Dear Secretary Blinken: We, the undersigned, are a group of individuals and organizations that advocate for human rights and freedom of religion and belief around the world. We represent diverse religious, … Continue reading

IDC Joins with Coalition Partners to Condemn Azerbaijan’s Ethnic Cleansing of Armenians from Berdzor Valley and Calls for End to U.S. Military Aid to Baku

  Washington, DC – In Defense of Christians (IDC) joins with a coalition of partners to condemn Azerbaijan’s ethnic cleansing of Armenians from the Berdzor Valley of Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), … Continue reading

In Defense of Christians Elects New President

Washington, DC – In Defense of Christians (IDC) is pleased to announce the election of Andrew Doran as president effective July 11, 2022. Andrew Doran is a co-founder of IDC, … Continue reading

Three U.S. Cardinals Issue Statement in Support of Maronite Bishops

Three United States Cardinals, who serve as Honorary Chairs of the Religious Advisory Board for In Defense of Christians, express fraternal solidarity Continue reading

The In Defense of Christians Religious Advisory Board Stands in Solidarity with Maronite Patriarch Rai and Archbishop Mousa El-Hajj

Washington, DC — We, the Religious Advisory Board of In Defense of Christians (IDC), stand in solidarity with Maronite Patriarch Rai and Archbishop Mousa El-Hajj in light of the Archbishop’s … Continue reading

Press Advisory: In Defense of Christians (IDC) to Host Press Conference with New President Tonia Khouri

Event was hosted on Friday, November 5, 2021

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