bossey institute

  • December 4, 2019

    Dr Jürgen Moltmann reflected on the theme of 'the spirit of truth' in a post-truth era at the opening of his public lecture at the headquarters of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva.

  • October 19, 2013

    In a collection of essays, former students of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey share how their years at the Institute created some of their fondest memories.

  • September 30, 2013

    A long time academic at the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey, Dr Paul J. Isaak, has been appointed as director of elections for Namibia.

  • August 29, 2013

    Young people of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths have recently created a unique community at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Together they seek to break religious stereotypes, promote mutual respect and enhance their understanding of religions beyond the conflict paradigm.

  • November 5, 2012

    The Ecumenical Institute of Bossey has brought together some 30 European church representatives to discuss forms of Christian communication.

  • October 26, 2012

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) has announced the opening of its consolidated library housed at the Ecumenical Institute, in Bossey, Switzerland, near its Geneva offices.

  • July 14, 2011

    Moving beyond tolerance of differences to appreciation is both the aim and the outcome of a 2011 summer course on 'Building an interfaith community' at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Theodore Gill of the World Council of Churches explains the background.

  • March 10, 2011

    Scholars from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany are exploring the “globalisation” of Christian churches through a research project focusing on inter-regional dynamics and their effect on churches, particularly from the Second Vatican Council in the 1960s to the development of the WCC Programme to Combat Racism and other social justice emphases through the 1970s. The project has culminated in an international conference on the theme at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute.

  • February 4, 2010

    A centre for theological education, international Christian formation and ecumenical studies situated in Geneva is celebrating the endowment of two new scholarships to enable a wider range of participants in the global learning process.