- E.J. Dionne Jr., senior research fellow at the Berkley Center, Georgetown University Professor, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and columnist for the Washington Post
- Michael Gerson, former speechwriter and advisor to President George W. Bush, senior advisor at ONE, and columnist for the Washington Post
- Bishop Stephen Blaire, bishop of Stockton, California, member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and former president of the California Catholic Conference
- Kathryn Lopez, editor-at-large of the National Review Online, columnist for the National Catholic Register, and member of the Archdiocese of New York Pro-Life Commission
John Carr moderated the discussion and Cardinal Theodore McCarrick delivered opening remarks.
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