From 1 to 5 February 2020, the doctoral programme DE CIVITATE HOMINIS invites to a study trip to Albania. During the trip we get to know, assisted by Nathan Hoppe and his team, the missionary initiatives…
Opening of the the new legislative period
On 2 December, an ecumenical prayer for parliamentarians and their relatives and friends took place in the Bern Cathedral to mark the opening of the new legislative period of the Federal Assembly. The…
Public Conference by Bishop Irenei Steenberg on 31st October 2019
Bishop Irenei Steenberg is Bishop of London and Western Europe for the "Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia" (ROCOR) and a member of the International Theological Dialogue Commission between the Orthodox…
Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) was born 90 years ago.
Prof. Andrej Danilov from our partner institute in Minsk and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow honor Metropolitan Nikodim who was born in 1929 and died in Rome in 1978 in the arms of Pope John Paul I.
Criticism from Serbia on the procedure of the Church of Greece in the Ukrainian question
The Serbian bishop Irinei von Backa has criticized in a statement the way of proceeding of the Church of Greece in the Ukrainian question. He warns of a schism in worldwide orthodoxy and hopes for a conciliatory…
Dies Academicus 2019 at the Institut in Chambésy
The Dies Academicus 2019 of the Institut for higher studies in Orthodox Theology took place on 17th October. Four orthodox students received their Master Diploma.
Recognition of the "Orthodox Church of Ukraine" by the Church of Greece?
Metropolitan Symeon of Nea Smyrna has commented on the question whether and how the Orthodox Church of Greece should recognize the autocephaly of the new "Orthodox Church of Ukraine". He criticizes not…
The Association St Nicholas announces its programme for the autumn semester 2019
The Association St Nicholas brings together orthodox students from the University of Fribourg and other friends and interested people. At the beginning of the academic year 2019/2020 they announce their…