Imprisoned pastor in Iran with U.S. citizenship receives support from U.S. officials

BP News 24 January 2013
By John Evans

The U.S. government and the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom have issued calls for the release of an American pastor who may face the gallows for spreading the Gospel in Iran.

Saeed Abedini, an Iranian-born pastor who is a naturalized U.S. citizen, faces charges of undermining the Iranian government by planting house churches and of trying to turn the country's youth from Islam, according to media reports. (continue reading...)