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Religion in the Public Square
Co-Sponsored by The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy
at the University of Notre Dame
Friday, November 8, 2013 | Heinz History Center
4:00 pm | Free | Pre-register to attend
The next Town Meeting brings together important national experts and journalists to discuss the intersection of religion and politics. Join the conversation as the Post-Gazette, PNC and the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at Notre Dame combine to present a provocative discussion on the role of religion in our politics and civic life.
Register here post-gazette.com/tmregister or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees
|Moderator: David Shribman
Executive Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Executive editor since 2003. Former assistant managing editor, columnist and Washington bureau chief at the Boston Globe. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1995.
|James A. Gibson
Senior Rabbi at Temple Sinai in Squirrel Hill who chairs the Jewish Unity Project for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and co-convenes the Priest-Rabbi Dialogue sponsored by the Diocese of Pittsburgh
|Naomi Schaefer Riley
Weekly columnist for the New York Post and author of the highly regarded Till Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage is Transforming America
Washington Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires who also writes a weekly column, “Capital Journal,” which brings an insightful and original understanding to politics and national affairs
New religion writer for the Post-Gazette who comes from The Courier-Journal of Louisville, where he has covered religion since 2000 and previously worked as a correspondent for Religion News Service in Europe and North America and for The Boston Globe
Parking available at the surface lot across Smallman Street from the History Center and next to Hampton Inn. Parking rates vary.
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (in the Strip District)
Question cards will be distributed and collected from the audience. Moderator David Shribman will review questions and select those to be asked of panelists.
Attendance is free but registration is requested. Visit the registration page at www.post-gazette.com/tmregister or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees.
TOWN MEETING SERIES:
PNC and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will host a series of five town meetings in 2013. Insightful panels of national and local experts will be assembled for each of the free public forums to provide Pittsburghers with perspective on issues dominating the news and to help shape the conversation of Pittsburgh.