Institute of Law and Religion

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Religious education, headscarf, forced marriage in Switzerland

On February 16, 2021, the Institute, in cooperation with the SZIG and the Institute for Family Research and Counselling, will hold a seminar on conflicts and solutions in dealing with Muslim children,…

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Anthology to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Institute of Law and Religion

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Institute, an anthology on the relationship beween state and religion in 21st century Switzerland has been published in the FVRR series.

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Vatican publishes manual for dealing with abuse

What to do in case of abuse? A new "Vademecum" of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith provides answers to this questions. It is intended to help to transform canon law into practitcal…

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