Switzerland

Defining Protestant identity

REFORMATION ANNIVERSARY Defining Protestant identity By Olivier Pauchard DEC 28, 2016 – Attempts by Martin Luther (1483-1546) to reform the church from neighbouring Germany found fertile soil in Switzerland. (akg-images / Doris Poklekowski) The year 2017 will mark the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin Luther’s theses that sparked […]

Who funds Swiss mosques?

TRANSPARENCY Who funds Swiss mosques? By Simon Bradley DEC 23, 2016 –  There are thought to be around 250 mosques in Switzerland, mostly managed and organised as small private associations as well as a small number of foundations (Keystone) Swiss mosques and Muslim associations are in the spotlight after concerns […]