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Neuchâtel votes against a new religion law

On 26 September 2021, the electorate of the Canton of Neuchâtel voted on the new law on religion. The law was rejected with a majority of 56.25%. The law provided for a transfer of the competence of recognition…

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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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