The music project "A Tale Of Challenging Hope" was presented to about 120 participants on 11 September 2020 in the Aula Magna of the University of Freiburg.
The band MIRAYON is an association of musicians who "tell" in their music: there is hope in this world, which can be made visible and audible through art. The Faculty of Theology supported this project,…
Labyrinth of the heart
Uwe Wolff, for many years a corresponding member of the Institute for Ecumenical Studies, describes his "way to the centre".
Dr Uwe Wolff is in exchange with the Institute for Ecumenical Studies since many ways: by his contributions on angels, his research on Walter Nigg, Erwin Iserloh and Edzard Schaper. Now he describes his…
The Faculty of Theology mourns the death of its honorary doctor, Fr. Boris Bobrinskoy (6 August 2020).
Fr. Boris Bobrinskoy, professor emeritus of dogmatics and former dean of the Institute of Orthodox Theology St-Serge in Paris, died on August 6, 2020, the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ, at the…
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.