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State recognition of religious communities: an obsolete model?

In a guest commentary, Prof. René Pahud de Mortanges comments on public recognition in Switzerland.

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Federal court supports decisions of the regional church in the case adebar

The Federal Court rejects a complaint of the Diocese (Roman Catholic Church) of Chur in connection with a decision, trough which in 2012 the association "adebar, Counseling Center for Family Planning,…

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Jehovah's Witness blown up in federal court

A member of the religious community Jehovah's Witnesses felt discriminated by a private clinic in Bern. As he did'nt want any a blood transfusion, the clinic refused the operation of a disc herniation.…

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