Piotr Mazurkiewicz (1960): priest of the Archdiocese of Warsaw, professor of political science and social doctrine of the Church, head of the Department of Political Theory and Political Thought at the Institute of Political Science and Administration of Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, editor-in-chief of the journal Christianity – World – Politics, vice-chair of the Scientific and Programmatic Council of the International Center for Research on the Phenomenon of Solidarity. In the years 2001-2008 member of the Council of the European Society for Research in Ethics “Societas Ethica”. In the years 2008-2012 he is the Secretary General of the Commission of the Episcopates of the European Community COMECE.
Main areas of research: political philosophy, political ethics, social doctrine of the Church, religious freedom, religion in public life, European integration, personal data protection, totalitarianism. Among the most important publications in Polish: Church and Democracy (2001), Europeanization of Europe. European Cultural Identity in the Context of Integration Processes (2001), Violence in Politics (2006), In the Land of Celibacy (2014), Europe as a Kinder Surprise (2017), Two Towers and a Minaret. Sketches of Catholic Social Teaching (2017), Totalitarianism in the Postmodern Era. Report on the study of young people’s attitudes toward totalitarianism (co-authored – 2018), L’IDENTITÀ DELL’EUROPA NEL CONTESTO DI MIGRAZIONE (2021), Faith – Hope – Politics (2022).