Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Representing California’s 46th Congressional District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 18, 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Morris, Emily.Morris@mail.house.gov, 202-225-2965
MONDAY: REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ TO SPEAK AT WASHINGTON POST “RELIGION IN AMERICA” FORUM
WASHINGTON – To mark Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46) will speak at “Coffee@WaPo: Religion in America”, a forum hosted by The Washington Post, on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. ET at The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20071.
“Coffee@WaPo: Religion in America” will be an in-depth conversation exploring current trends shaping the Catholic Church and what impact Pope Francis’ popularity and celebrity is having on transforming the Church’s political, social and global impact.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will be joined by Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews”; Hon. Francis Rooney, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.; and Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) for a discussion about religion’s role in national and global politics, moderated by The Washington Post’s Religion reporter Michelle Boorstein.
Preceding the panel discussion, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, will be interviewed.
The event will be live streamed on wapo.st/popevisit and video will be available following the event. Follow the conversation on Twitter with #popevisit.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, (D-CA)
Chris Matthews, Host, “Hardball with Chris Matthews”, MSNBC
Hon. Francis Rooney, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See
Congressman Andy Harris, (R-MD)
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington
Michelle Boorstein, Religion Reporter, The Washington Post
The Washington Post “Religion in America” event
Monday, September 21, 2015
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Doors open at 8:45 a.m.
Program starts promptly at 9:15 a.m.
The Washington Post
1150 15th Street NW,
Washington, D.C., 20071
Media may request press credentials in advance. Members of the press approved for credentials will be notified in advance. Valid press credentials are required to attend.
The Washington Post
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is proud to represent California’s 46th Congressional District, which includes the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, and parts of the cities of Garden Grove and Orange in Orange County.