U.S. Expert speaks about State of Interreligious Dialogue

The U.S. State Department’s Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs says religious literacy is at the heart of educated citizenship and that interfaith interaction in the classroom and on the soccer field can build healthy, pluralist societies. Shaun Casey was in Rome this week at a conference (see picture) and also spoke to Vatican Radio’s Tracey McClure as part of his visit. She asked him to sum up the state of interfaith dialogue, and particularly dialogue with Islam, 15 years after the September 11 attacks in 2001. Read the full interview here.