Religious Gatherings and Covid Restrictions: The Legal & Public Health Issues For Houses of Worship

Dec 21, 2020


The recent Supreme Court decision that lifted strict Covid-19 restrictions on houses of worship has raised questions about religious gatherings and public health during the pandemic. We talk with representatives from the legal, health and religious perspectives about how the law intersects with public health, and how these conflicts are playing out in Maine.


Aaron Frey, attorney general for the State of Maine

Maron Sorenson, assistant professor of government, Bowdoin College

Rev. Jane Field, executive director, Maine Council of Churches 

Most Rev. Robert Deeley, bishop, Portland Diocese

Molly Curren Rowles, executive director, Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine