As the first comprehensive monograph on the relations between the Catholic Church and the European Union, this book contains both a detailed historical overview of the political ties between the two complex institutions and a theoretical analysis of their normative orders and mutual interactions.
Petr Kratochvil is the Director of the Institute of International Relations and President of the Academic Council of the Diplomatic Academy, Prague. His research is focussed on theories of International Relations, European integration and the role of religion in world affairs.
Tomas Dolezal is a researcher at the Institute of International Relations, Prague. He also lectures at the Faculty of International Relations, University of Economics, Prague. His research and teaching interests focus on religious and cultural aspects of international relations.