Study Centre for Eastern Churches

We bring the voices of the Eastern Churches into the theological work at the Institute for Ecumenical Studies, in cooperation with the Study Centre for Faith and Society.

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METROPOLITAN PHILARET

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…

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"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…

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FUNERAL SERVICES

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…

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PRIX LEUBA

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,…

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Chambésy

We cooperate with the "Institut d'études supérieures en théologie orthodoxe" in Chambésy ...

Metropolit Hilarion

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), President of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, is titular professessor of our Faculty of Theology ...

Sergij Bulgakov

We publish the works of the Russian economist and theologian Sergij Bulgakov (1871-1944) in German translation with scientific commentary ...

Orthodoxia

Online and in book form we publish ORTHODOXIA, the catalogue of all Orthodox bishops worldwide ...

Orthodoxe Kapelle

Orthodox students of the University of Fribourg have their own chapel in the Salesianum ...

OKI (Regensburg)

We work in continuity with the "Institut for Eastern Churches" (OKI Regensburg) and its director, Mons. Dr. Nicholas Wyrwoll ...

Association St. Nicholas

Orthodox students (and a circle of friends) founded the "Association St. Nicholas of orthodox students at the University of Fribourg" ...

Peter Anderson - NEWS

Peter Anderson from Seattle USA regularly sends newest information about developments in the orthodox world ...