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…
Church and civil society
In Moscow with the Foreign Minister of Germany
At the invitation of the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, Prof. Barbara Hallensleben accompanied the delegation of the Minister on 21 and 22 August 2019 during a visit to Moscow. In addition to talking…
Where is Ukraine going?
Officiel documents about the debate on "autocephaly"
For a long time there were several Orthodox churches in Ukraine that did not recognize each other. On January 6, 2019, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople signed a charter (Tomos) for a newly founded…
Orthodoxy in dialogue
Dr. Stefanos Athanasiou and Prof. Barbara Hallensleben discussed about the Orthodox-Catholic dialogue
In a broadcast of "Radio Maria", Dr. Stefanos Athanasiou and Prof. Barbara Hallensleben discussed central questions and achievements of the Orthodox-Catholic dialogue. What has already been achieved? What…