Pope Francis appointed Prof. Barbara Hallensleben for a further mandate as Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
Cardinal Kurt Koch transmitted the letter renewing the mandate for another "quinquennium" with the words: "The Holy Father's decision imparts particular joy as it enables this dicastery to continue to…
The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate meets in Chambésy
The Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew presides over the working session of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Throne for the current month. Exceptionally, the meeting will take place at the Orthodox…
Réparer la maison de Dieu - a new book by Noël Ruffieux
The book proposes to revitalize what is the cement of the Church of Christ, the eucharistic communion, the only one capable of making it a Fraternity in Christ. Beyond the masks that falsify the face of…
Vom Scheitern und vom Reformieren. Ein Zeichen der Solidarität für Gottfried Locher aus dem ISO
Gottfried Locher hat sein Amt als Präsident der EKS aufgegeben. Er hat den Verfassungsprozess innerhalb des ehemaligen "Kirchenbundes" trotz größter Spannungen zu einem demokratisch erzielten Konsens geführt.…
The "Study Center for Eastern Churches" was included among the "Theologically Significant Places in Switzerland" (TheOS)
With the initiative TheOS (= Theologically Significant Places of Switzerland") the Institute for Historical Theology of the University of Bern invites to see well-known places of Switzerland in a new light…
On Pentecost 2020 the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity celebrates the 60th anniversary of its foundation.
The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has been founded as "Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity" at Pentecost 1960 by Pope John XXIII.
"Confinement - one closed door can open another" - testimony by Stefan Constantinescu
"Confinement - one closed door can open another" - testimony by Stefan Constantinescu, co-director of the Study Centre St. Nicholas, in the revue "Unité des chrétiens" in answer to the question: "How do…
The philosopher Giorgio Agamben comments on the situation of our time.
Giorgio Agamben, honorary doctor of our Faculty of Theology, comments on the situation of our time: Has the border of barbarism been crossed? The philosopher calls for philosophical, theological, juridical…
Mons. Dr Nicholas Wyrwoll has been appointed Canon of the Metropolitan Chapter of Smyrna
H.E. Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto o.p., Metropolitan of Smyrna, has appointed Mons. Dr Nicholas Wyrwoll, Honorary President of the Study Centre for Eastern Churches, Canon of the Metropolitan Chapter of…