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The Fight for International Religious Freedom: Perspectives from the Vatican

  • Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2044-45 45 Independence Avenue Southwest Washington, DC, 20515 United States (map)

Please note. The Room for today's event "The Fight for Religious Freedom" Perspectives from the Vatican" has been changed from Room 2060 to Room 2044-45 at the Rayburn House Office Building.

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 US Ambassador to the Holy See Callista Gingrich meets Pope Francis on December 22, 2017. Photo: AFP/Osservator Romano

US Ambassador to the Holy See Callista Gingrich meets Pope Francis on December 22, 2017. Photo: AFP/Osservator Romano

Please join the Religious Freedom Institute and the Center for Religious Liberty at the Catholic University in a discussion of Vatican efforts to advance international religious freedom, and of U.S.-Vatican cooperation in those efforts.

The program will take place from 5 to 6 pm, and the wine reception will take place from 6 to 7 pm.

Confirmed Speakers

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  • Amb. Callista GingrichUS Ambassador to the Holy See

  • Archbishop Paul GallagherVatican Secretary for Relations with States

  • Rep. Francis Rooney (FL-19)Former US Ambassador to the Holy See

  • Amb. Miguel Diaz, Former
    US Ambassador to the Holy See

  • Thomas FarrPresident of the Religious Freedom Institute

  • William SaundersCo-Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at the Catholic University of America


Sponsors

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The Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) is a nonprofit organization committed to achieving broad acceptance of religious liberty as a fundamental human right, the cornerstone of a successful society, and a source of national and international security. It promotes religious freedom for all people throughout the world regardless of creed or conviction.

 

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The Center for Religious Liberty at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, is an academic center dedicated to the study and articulation of the Catholic approach to religious liberty as a fundamental human right for all persons, regardless of faith. The Center aims to increase discussion and understanding of these issues by hosting speakers, organizing conferences, awarding writing prizes, providing educational programming, and commenting on religious liberty issues in the public square.