Archbishop Paul Gallagher is the Holy See’s secretary for relations with states. He oversees the Catholic Church’s relationships with government leaders. Arrange an interview with him through the Holy See Press Office.
Travis Wussow is the vice president for public policy and general counsel for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He previously led ERLC’s international office in the Middle East.
Chris Seiple is president emeritus of the Institute for Global Engagement. He previously worked as a religion and foreign policy adviser for the secretary of state. Seiple is the co-founder of the International Religious Freedom Roundtable, an informal gathering of human rights activists that meets in Washington, D.C.
Tina Ramirez is the founder and president of Hardwired Global, a nongovernmental organization that addresses interreligious tension across the globe.
Fred Whittaker teaches at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Louisville, Ky. He advocated for state-mandated Holocaust education for more than a decade before legislators followed his advice and passed a new law in 2018.
Learn more about the innovative religious communities working to serve people who feel out of place in traditional worship services.
Steve Taylor, who works at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia, researches new forms of Christian practice.
Wendy Janzen leads Burning Bush Forest Church, a faith community that worships outside. She is an ordained Mennonite pastor.
Clive Marsh works at the intersection of religion and popular culture, researching how being a fan of something relates to being religious. He also serves as chairman of the Theology, Religion and Popular Culture Network and leads the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leicester.