Still No Nomination For Top Int’l Religious Freedom Post, Vacant Since October

July 8, 2014 | 8:46 PM EDT

More than five months after President Obama told the National Prayer
Breakfast gathering that he looked forward to nominating an
ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, he has yet to
nominate anyone. “You know how strongly we feel about having someone in
that position,” a State Department spokeswoman said this week.