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Three years after succeeding John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI makes his first papal visit to the U.S. We assess his papacy to date, the state of the Catholic Church in America and Pope Benedict’s dialogue with people of other faiths.
- Dr. Sayyid M. Syeed national director of the Islamic Society of North America
- Rev. Thomas J. Reese, S.J. senior research Fellow, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University and former editor of "America" magazine.
- The Very Reverend David O'Connell, C.M. president of the Catholic University of America
- Jon Meacham editor, Newsweek and co-moderator of "On Faith," an interactive conversation on religion at washingtonpost.com; Author of "American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers and the Making of a Nation."
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