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"I see God's hand in arranging this crucial meeting."
Pastor Saeed's wife, Naghmeh Abedini, spoke to Townhall about her husband's imprisonment in Iran.
Pray for him.
Two years ago on September 26, 2012, U.S. citizen and pastor Saeed Abedini was thrown into an Iranian prison simply because of his Christian faith. During that time, he was working with the Iranian government to build a local orphanage.
Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Thursday, President Obama focused on religious freedom in other countries, saying that it matters to national security at home and plays a prominent role in the country’s foreign policy.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wrote to President Hassan Rouhani urging him to release an imprisoned American pastor.
Those who have been following the story of Saeed Abedini, the American pastor who was sentenced to eight years in a brutal Iranian prison for his Christian faith, were shocked to learn his name was not even mentioned as part of the nuclear deal struck with Iran last month.
American Christian pastor Saeed Abedini has been sitting in a filthy Iranian prison for more than a year and the Obama administration didn't bother negotiating his release as part of the deal reached with Iran over the weekend.
Saeed Abedini is an American citizen jailed in Iran for his Christian faith. September 26 marks the one year anniversary of his imprisonment in “Evin University,” a prison infamous for psychical and psychological torture.
An Iranian court rejected the appeal of U.S. citizen and American pastor Saeed Abedini, who was sentenced to eight years in a notoriously brutal Iranian prison for his Christian faith.
The wife of an American pastor held captive in an Iranian prison for nearly a year tells me the Obama Administration has not done anything to help free her husband – and the law firm representing the family believes it’s because the pastor is a Christian who converted from Islam.