Firm Event: Religion and the 2012 Presidential Election

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The Firm’s Religious and Not-For-Profit practice will host Don Wycliff for a discussion on Religion and the 2012 Election at Fulton’s on the River on April 25. Don will discuss the controversial role that religion is playing in the 2012 presidential race, as Rick Santorum invokes Catholic doctrine in support of his political positions, as Mitt Romney attempts to become the nation’s first Mormon president, as Newt Gingrich uses contrition and redemption to overcome his past problems, and Barack Obama continues to be dogged by doubts in some quarters about his Christian faith.

Don Wycliff is a distinguished journalist in residence at Loyola University’s School of Communication. He served for nine years as editorial page editor of the Chicago Tribune, and another six years as the Tribune’s public editor, or ombudsman. He has been inducted into the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame and has received a lifetime achievement award from the Chicago Journalists Association. To find out more, please contact Cy Griffith at

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