Same-Sex Marriage and the Catholic Church: Voices from Law, Religion, and the Pews

Participants examine the intersection of individual rights, sexual ethics, pastoral needs in campus ministries and parish life, scripture, and the role of the laity in ‘living fraternally and cooperating with others’ as directed by Vatican II.



Event Speaker(s):

Michael John Perry, Professor of Law, Emory Law School and Emory Center for the Study of Law and Religion, author of Religion in Politics:  Constitutional and Moral Perspectives (1997); Toward a Theory of Human Rights:  Religion, Law, Courts (2007); and Constitutional Rights, Moral Controversy, and the Supreme Court (2009); among many others

Pamela S.  Karlan, Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director, Supreme Court litigation Clinic, Stanford Law School, co-author of leading casebooks on constitutional law and litigation, author of “The Gay and the Angry: The Supreme Court and the Battles Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage” in Supreme Court Review (2011)

Recorded: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 9:00am