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Protecting Democracy & Voting Rights: A Conversation with Catholic Activists


Friday, October 14, 2022


Austin Schuler, aschuler@faithinpubliclife.org, 540-280-3393

Protecting Democracy & Voting Rights: A Conversation with Catholic Activists

Virtual panel discussion will feature Catholic leaders speaking about voter suppression and Christian nationalism

Washington, DC – On Friday, October 14, at 1 p.m. ET, Faith in Public Life will host a live streamed conversation with Catholic leaders who recently warned in a national statement that attacks on voting rights and Christian nationalism represent growing threats to our democracy.  The online panel discussion will take place a day after the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol holds its latest public hearing.

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A panel discussion with Catholic leaders about voting rights and Christian nationalism


Friday, October 14, 1 pm (ET) 


Virtual, online event.


Jeanné Lewis, CEO, Faith in Public Life 

Joan Neal, Deputy Executive Director & Chief Equity Officer, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice

Sister Bridget Bearrs, Associate Director for Transformative Justice, Leadership Conference of Women Religious

José Cabrera, Co-Executive Director of Programs and Policy, Young Latino Network

Milton Javier Bravo, Vice President for Mission, Values and Inclusion, Edgewood College

The conversation will be moderated by John Gehring, Catholic Program Director at Faith in Public Life and author of The Francis Effect: A Radical Pope’s Challenge to the American Catholic Church.

Faith in Public Life is a national movement of clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice, equality and the common good. Together, with a network of over 50,000 leaders, they are leading the fight to advance just policies at the state and federal level that affirm our values and the human dignity of all.

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