Adoracion Castro Jover – acceptance speechof the prize Religious Freedom Awards 2019

Full Professor Adoracion Castro Jover, emphasized that “It is a paradox that an award must be given for the defense of religious freedom in a democracy…” and that “We must continue to fight for the [religious] minorities who still do not find the space they deserve in Spain.” Completing her presentation and thanks, she reflected on the following: “We see in this meeting that there really are very valuable people, very committed people who are not skimping their work and so making it possible to achieve that ultimate goal that we all work towards, each of us having the same freedom to manifest our beliefs and non-beliefs and being able to exercise them.