The Acton Institute seeks to articulate a vision of society that is both free and virtuous, grounded in a commitment to human liberty and guided by religious principles, the end of which is human flourishing. We believe that free and virtuous societies reflect the nature of the human person, a nature that transcends time, place, and culture. Acton believes that, given certain conditions, free and virtuous societies are capable of emerging throughout the world.
The Acton Institute is committed to spreading its message of freedom and virtue, not least becausefree and virtuous societiesmutually reinforce each other. Acton does so according to the principle of subsidiary: it assists those who share Acton's specific vision and want to spread this message throughout their own nations through their own organizations, methods, andsupport base.
The Acton Institute seeks to achieve this end by:
The Acton Institute has established relationships with several international affiliate organizations thatshare our mission and seek to promote the ideas of the Acton Institute. The Affiliates are independent organizations that work with Acton to promote the ideas of a free and virtuous society in their own countries and within their own cultural context.
Currently, the Acton Institute has four International Affiliates:
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Rio de Janeiro
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For more information about the International Affiliates, please e-mail Charissa Romens, International Programs Coordinator.
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