The article offers a preliminary historical overview of the idea of the secular state in European history, exploring the positive contribution of religious freedom to peaceful coexistence in during the 20th century. In light of the significance of religious tolerance and freedom for ensuring tranquillitas ordinis, the article analyzes some specific issues in this regard: religiously-motivated hate crimes, the exclusion of religion from the public space, the role of media and education, and the dialogue between and with religions.
|Title of host publication||The Global Quest for Tranquillitas Ordinis. Pacem in Terris, Fifty Years Later, 27 April – 1 May 2012|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- Religious freedom
- Religious tolerance