National Press Club

Religion in the Public Square

December 16, 2008

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Run time: 52 minutes

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori spoke about the role of religion in politics, the separation of church and state, and public profession of faith. Among the topics she addressed were the value of religious perspectives on secular policy issues, the case for dialogue between various faiths and public institutions, and fostering mutual cooperation and understanding. She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.