“Religious freedom is in our DNA and it is close to my heart,” said John J. Sullivan, US Deputy Secretary of State on July 25, 2018. “I am the grandson of Irish Catholic immigrants who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts, in the 1880s.
“When they arrived and for many decades that followed, Catholics faced widespread prejudice. And something that Ambassador Brownback said in his opening remarks caught my attention, and that is our coming together. What helped my grandparents and their fellow immigrants who came to the United States was they had each other, they had a community, they had people who came together –

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