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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MIRAYON

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,…

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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…

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BORIS BOBRINSKOY

The Faculty of Theology mourns the death of its honorary doctor, Fr. Boris Bobrinskoy (6 August 2020).

Fr. Boris Bobrinskoy, professor emeritus of dogmatics and former dean of the Institute of Orthodox Theology St-Serge in Paris, died on August 6, 2020, the Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ, at the…

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CONSULTOR

Pope Francis appointed Prof. Barbara Hallensleben for a further mandate as Consultor of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

Cardinal Kurt Koch transmitted the letter renewing the mandate for another "quinquennium" with the words: "The Holy Father's decision imparts particular joy as it enables this dicastery to continue to…

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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 ...