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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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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HOLY SYNOD

The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate meets in Chambésy

The Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew presides over the working session of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Throne for the current month. Exceptionally, the meeting will take place at the Orthodox…

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RUFFIEUX

Réparer la maison de Dieu - a new book by Noël Ruffieux

The book proposes to revitalize what is the cement of the Church of Christ, the eucharistic communion, the only one capable of making it a Fraternity in Christ. Beyond the masks that falsify the face of…

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GOTTFRIED LOCHER

Vom Scheitern und vom Reformieren. Ein Zeichen der Solidarität für Gottfried Locher aus dem ISO

Gottfried Locher hat sein Amt als Präsident der EKS aufgegeben. Er hat den Verfassungsprozess innerhalb des ehemaligen "Kirchenbundes" trotz größter Spannungen zu einem demokratisch erzielten Konsens geführt.…

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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 ...