Faith McDonnell

Faith McDonnell has been with the Institute on Religion & Democracy since 1993. She is the Director of Religious Liberty Programs and of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan. She writes and speaks on the subject of the persecuted church.
Five Things I Learned about Hungary’s Commitment to the Most Persecuted Religion Worldwide at the International Conference on Christian Persecution
Five Things I Learned about Hungary’s Commitment to Fighting Christian Persecution Worldwide

In 26 years of advocacy for the global persecuted church, this is a new one for me. The government of…

Responding to “Key Takeaways” in The Heritage Foundation Report on South Sudan
Responding to “Key Takeaways” in The Heritage Foundation Report on South Sudan

It is impossible in this post to address every misconception, misattribution, and false narrative in the Heritage Foundation’s “South Sudan: Time for the U.S. to Hold the Combatants Accountable” report on South Sudan.

An Open Letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump: Pressure Pakistan to Release Asia Bibi
An Open Letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump: Pressure Pakistan to Release Asia Bibi

Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five, was sentenced to death for blasphemy after a dispute with her Muslim coworkers. She drank from the same water source they did.

Book Review Mindy Belz They Say We Are Infidels A People of No Strategic Importance: Middle East Christians & the Disregard of the Foreign Policy Elite
A People of No Strategic Importance

No one who reads They Say We Are Infidels by World Magazine editor Mindy Belz should ever doubt Christians are victims of ISIS genocide.

Syrian Refugees
Scandal: U.S. Christian Groups Prioritize Muslim Refugees over Christian Ones. Here’s Why

Christians have been targeted for death, sexual slavery, displacement, cultural eradication and forced conversion by ISIS. The U.S. government’s response has been woefully inadequate — neither helping them defend themselves and stay, nor providing them asylum to leave. And now, to add insult to injury, they are casualties of the agencies contracted to resettle refugees in America.

Faith McDonnell: American Foreign Policy & International Religious Liberty

It’s time for a publication like Providence to once again remind Christians in America that they have a duty to their brothers and sisters around the world.