In this podcast, the Secretary-General of the Swiss Bishops Conference speaks on the question of religious freedom in the wake of the vote against minarets.

This podcast made available by Vatican Radio

Swiss voters have approved a proposal to ban construction of new minarets, the mosque towers from which criers traditionally call Muslims to prayer.

The Secretary-General of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Switzerland, Fr. Felix Gmr says the vote is symptomatic of confusion in the public debate over the role of religion in society..