U.S. Secretary of State says fighting abortion a U.S. foreign policy priority

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2019 / 05:19 pm (CNA).- The U.S. Secretary of State listed promoting international religious freedom and fighting abortion as among U.S. foreign policy priorities in a Tuesday speech on diplomacy.

In his remarks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned the second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom hosted by the U.S. State Department in July, with religious leaders and survivors of religious persecution from all over the world in attendance as well as delegations from more than 100 countries.

He also spoke about a joint statement of the U.S. and 20 other countries at a recent meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, “rejecting the claim that abortion is a human right.”

Secretary Pompeo addressed the conservative Heritage Foundation’s President’s Club meeting on Tuesday, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

This is the first part of a longer article that goes on to other matters, as it reports on what the Secretary of State said. This article is at www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/pompeo-highlights-religious-freedom-pro-life-goals-as-among-us-priorities-61813

He is in charge of the U.S. Department of State, which is responsible for carrying out U.S. foreign policy and international relations.


That is awesome. Human rights are for human beings.
The right to life is primary and foundational to any human right.


I’m assuming you mean something different from what this part of your post looks like on the surface? You may want to edit to avoid confusion, maybe by adding the word “Fighting” before the word “abortion.”


Glad to hear it. The USA’s FP initiatives and activities have been nothing less than barbaric over the decades.
Started with Kissinger.

President Trump made an outstanding appointment in Mike Pompeo.

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