(FOX NEWS) Pastor Rick Warren is looking to reprise the high-profile forum he held in 2008 with then-Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, this time with Obama and Mitt Romney.

Warren, evangelical pastor at Saddleback Church in California, announced the planned forum Monday during a conference call with reporters. Though the exact date is still to be determined, Warren said he is eyeing the week of August 20 and has been in touch with senior officials from both campaigns who have committed to the event.

He explained that the purpose of the forum is “to promote social civility so that people with major disagreements (can) talk without beating each other up.”

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