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.



Some reflexions on the "Declaration" on the "Russian World" (Russkiy mir) teaching

Andrey Shishkov, member in the Centre for the Study of Eastern Churches, comments in "Public Orthodoxy" on the statement on the doctrine of the "Russian World".

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A Conference in Rome on the social ethos in Catholic and Orthodox perspective was challenged by the war in Ukraine

A conference on "Catholic and Orthodox Social Ethos after Laudato si'" was held at the Dicastery for Integral Human Development in Rome from 31 March to 1 April 2022.

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Putin, Kirill and the war

The former Archbishop of Canterbury analyses the Russian Orthodox Church's mistrust of the "godless West".

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Open Letter by Metropolitan John of Dubna to Patriarch Kirill

On March 9th 2022, Metropolitan John of Dubna (Archbishopric of the Orthodox Churches of Russian Tradition in Western Europe) sent an open letter to Patriarch Kirill of Moscow calling for peace.

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Sergii Bulgakov

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


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


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 ...