Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III spoke to Boston Public Radio on Monday about Joe Biden being a practicing Catholic.

"So what?" Monroe said. "Why should that matter when one of our foundational tenets is separation between church and state?"

Price echoed Monroe's sentiments, saying that a president's religion shouldn't matter. "So what? Biden was not elected as a Catholic, as the statistics show," he said. "Catholicism is not monolithic or homogenized, particularly in the United States."

"Personal belief and way we worship is just that — personal," Monroe noted.

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Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail and a visiting researcher in the Religion and Conflict Transformation Program at Boston University School of Theology. Price is professor of worship, church & culture and founding executive director of the Institute for the Study of the Black Christian Experience at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Together they host the All Rev’d Up podcast, produced by GBH.