In the Academy of Freedom we present a series of expert statements on religious freedom, protection of freedom of conscience and religion, and the prevention of crimes committed because of someone else's beliefs. We publish the opinions of experts in various fields, incl. law, theology, philosophy, sociology. They constitute an important commentary on current events, provide a broader, interdisciplinary context for the phenomenon of violence and religious discrimination and provide a substantive basis for social discussion We invite you to watch!
Academy of Freedom – episode 1
The first episode of the Academy of Freedom series is an introduction to the subject of religious freedom. The material was recorded and broadcast a few days before the celebration of the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief (August 22) and largely refers to the idea of this Day. Our expert, Fr. Piotr Roszak PhD explains in it what Christianophobia is, why we can talk about a growing aversion towards believers and what is the value of faith and religious freedom in social life. Dr. Piotr Chrzczonowicz - a lawyer, lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Nicolaus Copernicus University - discusses the legal aspects of protecting freedom of conscience and religion in Poland. Representatives of the Religious Freedom Laboratory, Kinga Boroch and Monika Pałka, talk about the goals and assumptions of the project, our activities in the media and this year's International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief celebrations.