Coinciding with Pope Francis' Visit, Church Bishops Meet in Washington, DC and Use NIF Guides to Deliberate about "America's Energy Future"

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  • Deliberating in Washington, DC

Coinciding with Pope Francis' visit today, the Episcopal Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America bishops are meeting in Washington, DC. The conference theme is Deliberative Discipleship – Deliberative Democracy. Groups are deliberating today using the National Issues Forums (NIF) issue guide, America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge?

Gregg Kaufman, a National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) member is scheduled to make a presentation about deliberation to the conference attendees, and then will lead participants in deliberative forums about America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge? For more information contact Gregg Kaufman at

You can view the conference program and schedule by clicking on the image below.