Thomas K. Johnson ’77

Thomas K. Johnson ’77 was among the leaders of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) who met with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Dec. 14 to discuss closer cooperation with the Catholic Church, particularly regarding issues of religious freedom and persecution of Christians around the world. Tom is WEA’s religious freedom ambassador to the Vatican. His specialty is human rights and religious freedom issues, and he has traveled extensively to meet with others to bring about change in the area of religious persecution. Founded in 1846, the WEA represents more than 600 million Christians in 129 countries.
Photo used with permission of L’Osservatore Romano, Vatican City State.

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