15.09.2017
What began 500 years ago turned the world upside down and changed the course of history: the Reformation’s reverberations are felt until this day, as we celebrate its big jubilee. And so, the façade of the Swiss Federal Parliament Building (the Bundeshaus) will also be illuminated by the light of...
08.09.2017
The New Testament of the Zurich Bible was printed at the Swiss Pavilion of the Wittenberg World Reformation Exhibition using a replica Gutenberg printing press. This unique volume will be presented to the City of Wittenberg and its Luther House on September 9.
30.06.2017
The Swiss Diaconal Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches is launching the expert portal www.diakonie.ch. In addition to providing information on diaconal vocational training and professional development, the portal presents current projects and debates in the field. The expert...
22.06.2017
A delegation of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) is representing Switzerland at the 26th General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), taking place in Leipzig, Germany from June 29 - July 7, 2017. Serge Fornerod, Director for External Relations at the FSPC,...
20.06.2017
The delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) met at Bern’s Rathaus (Town Hall) on June 19 and 20, 2017. The assembly focused on the commemorations of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. On the Sunday, a national celebratory worship service was held in the Bern Cathedral...
18.06.2017
In a national worship service, more than 700 guests from the fields of religion, politics and civil society celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Bern today. Participants include Federal Councilor Johann Schneider-Ammann, FSPC President Gottfried Locher, Curial Cardinal Kurt Koch,...
24.05.2017
Acting as an ambassador of the Zurich Reformation Jubilee, a Piaggio Ape called “Mission Zwingli” cruised around the German Evangelical Church Assembly (Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag) and the World Reformation Exhibition in Wittenberg. Its mission is to raise awareness for the continuation of...
23.05.2017
“Finally, we’ve found a solution for the refugees!” This promise sounds tempting. Whether we’re shaken, exhausted or just jaded by the daily images and news, we long for a solution for the refugees. What kind of solution? No, neither walls nor open borders, neither neutralized gangs of refugee...