Tomáš Halík has won this year's Templeton Prize on March 13.


A VOICE FROM THE HEART OF EUROPE – an appeal for joint responsibility

I am writing this open letter as one of many Europeans who are deeply concerned about the fate of Britain and the whole of Europe, our common homeland.
I was born in Czechoslovakia, I teach at Charles University in Prague, and have been an admirer and lover of British culture since my youth. My first acquaintance with Britain was as a student in 1968. After the fall of communism I lectured in Oxford and Cambridge and received the prestigious Templeton Prize in London in 2014.

I am due to be awarded an honorary doctorate from Oxford University on 22 June ...