NDLS Hosts Lecture on Religious Freedom

Author: Denise Wager

Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society will host a lecture, Religious Freedom at Home and Abroad: Finding a Better Way, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14 in the Notre Dame Hesburgh Center Auditorium.

The lecture will be presented by John Witte, Jr., Robert W. Woodruff professor of law, McDonald distinguished professor, and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. Witte will speak on religious freedom at home and abroad.

A specialist in legal history, marriage law, and religious liberty, Witte has received major funding from Pew Charitable Trust, Ford Foundation, Lilly Endowment, Inc., Henry Luce Foundation, and McDonald Agape Foundation to direct 12 major international projects on democracy, human rights, and religious liberty, and on marriage, family, and children.

The lecture is open to the public and in addition to the Program on Church, State & Society, is also sponsored the Keough School of Global Affairs, the Tocqueville Program, and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.