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November 07, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church, 438 St. Antoine Street, Detroit

Detroit Mercy Law will partner with the J. Reuben Clark Law Society Detroit Chapter and the Michigan Catholic Conference to host an Interfaith Religious Freedom Conference on Nov. 7. This event welcomes people of all faiths to explore civic and legal challenges to religious freedom, and practical measures that may be taken to support religious freedom in daily life. Read the full story online. Though the event is free, registration is still required.

What is religious freedom? Why is it important for me, my family, and my country? What are challenges to religious freedom today, and what can I do to support it?

To explore these questions, as well as to hear more about the vital role institutions and people of faith play in society as a result of religious freedom, attend this interfaith conference on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Speakers include:

  • Elder Von G. Keetch, General Authority Seventy and Executive Director of the Public Affairs Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Most Reverend Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit

  • Elizabeth Clark, Associate Director for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University Law School

  • Christopher Lund, Associate Professor at Wayne State University Law School

  • Frank Ravitch, Professor and Walter H. Stowers Chair of Law and Religion at Michigan State University Law School

Moderator:

  • Elder Daniel F. Dunnigan, Area Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Benediction:

  • Dr. Nicholas P. Miller, Legal Counsel and Director, Office of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty of the Lake Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists

RSVP: Required

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