Metropolitan Philaret (Vakhromeyev) of Minsk passed to the Lord on 12 January 2021 in Minsk after a long period of illness.
Metropolitan Philaret was a bridge builder between East and West. In 2006 he visited Fribourg and received a particle of the St. Nicholas relic from the chapter of St. Nicholas Cathedral for his own cathedral…
"St. Nicholas is here!" - a different feast in Fribourg
The Study Centre for Eastern Churches and the Association St. Nicholas of Orthodox students at the University of Fribourg would like to make the Feast of St. Nicholas in the City of Fribourg 2020 an unforgettable…
The touching book by Jürg Meier "Trauerfeiern" is published in second edition
Jürg Meier has been a volunteer in the pastoral service in the New Apostolic Church for many years and primarily conducts funerals. In his book "Trauerfeiern" he does not just present finished funeral…
The "Prix Leuba" 2021 is announced. It is awarded for academic work on the theology of ecumenism.
The "Prix Leuba" 2021 is open until 1 March 2021. It is awarded for outstanding academic work on the theology of ecumenism completed during the year 2020. The prize will be conferred at the Dies Academicus,…
"Gemeinsam am Tisch des Herrn" - Dr. Gottfried Locher presents and discusses the controversial document within an ecumenical course.
Im Rahmen eines Lehrauftrags am Institut für Ökumenische Studien der Universität Fribourg wird das umstrittene Dokument "Gemeinsam am Tisch des Herrn" diskutiert. Es wurde vom ÖAK (= Ökumenischer Arbeitskreis…
Introductory course in E-Learning / Blended Learning - within the doctoral programme DE CIVITATE HOMINIS
Within the doctoral programme DE CIVITATE HOMINIS, an introductory course in E-learning / Blended Learning will be offered by experts from the Distance Learning University of Applied Sciences Switzerland…
Three diploma for students of the Institute in Chambésy
Three students of the "Institut d'études supérieures en théologie orthodoxe" in Chambésy successfully defended their Master's theses and were awarded the "Master of Arts en théologie orthodoxe et études…
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…