Ongoing Conference Series
Toward a Free and Virtuous Society
Explore the role of religion in laying the conceptual foundation for a society characterized by both personal and economic liberty.
Join us to explore how moral and economic clarity give direction in our mission to be true disciples, fostering effective charity, empowering our congregations and creating a context for urban flourishing.
Liberty & Markets
The Liberty and Markets program offers a deeper look into the core issues at the intersection of truth, liberty, and economics for alumni of Acton’s Towards a Free and Virtuous Society and Acton University programs.
Reclaiming the West: Freedom and Responsibility
To explore questions concerning the Western tradition of human liberty and responsibility and its Judeo-Christian culture, the Acton Institute is holding three international conferences which will bring together theologians, economists, political thinkers, philosophers, religious figures, business leaders, foreign policy thinkers, journalists, historians, and legal scholars from both sides of the Atlantic.
Past Conference Series
One and Indivisible? The Relationship Between Religious and Economic Freedom
In order to discuss and promote an understanding of the relationship between religious liberty and economic freedom among present and future Catholic leaders around the world, the Acton Institute held a five-part international conference series – One and Indivisible? The Relationship Between Religious and Economic Freedom.
Poverty, Entrepreneurship, and Integral Development
In order to discuss and promote enterprise solutions to poverty among present and future Catholic leaders in the developing world and transitioning economies, the Acton Institute held a seven-part international conference series – Poverty, Entrepreneurship, and Integral Development.
To commemorate the 15th Anniversary of John Paul II’s groundbreaking social encyclical, Centesimus Annus, the Acton Institute sponsored a range of events and programs to encourage a deeper understanding of the moral and economic foundations of a free and virtuous society.