Cardinal George to speak at Brigham Young University [CNA]

Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb 22, 2010 / 06:10 pm (CNA).- On Tuesday, Cardinal Francis George, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will give a talk on religious freedom at Brigham Young University (BYU), an institution run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Cardinal George is set to give his presentation, “Catholics and Latter-day Saints: Partners in the Defense of Religious Freedom,” at a BYU forum on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, at the school’s Marriott Center.

“We believe Cardinal George’s address will increase our students’ knowledge and perspective of another religion,” Carri Jenkins, assistant to the President for University Communications, told CNA. “His address also will inform us as to how a religious leader from the Catholic tradition views an area of mutual concern and interest: religious freedom.”

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