26.03.2014
How can women who care for elderly family members find help and relief? On Monday, March 24, the Women’s Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches addressed issues related to family caregiving for elderly persons. After the two guest speakers gave their analyses of the topic, the...
14.03.2014
On March 13, Otto Schäfer, Senior Officer of Theology and Ethics of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches, discussed spiritual and ethical questions related to energy supply in the course of the International Conference on the East Japan Disaster in Sendai. The pastor and biologist had been...
10.02.2014
The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC is pleased that the Swiss electorate has rejected the popular initiative “Abortion funding is a private matter.” The citizens of Switzerland have decided that abortion will continue to be covered by mandatory health insurance. On a less positive note...
30.01.2014
On the eve of the UN Geneva II Conference for peace in Syria, more than thirty church leaders from Europe and the Middle East gathered at the World Council of Churches headquarters in Geneva to issue a joint appeal to the conference participants. They call upon the governments to work for a just...
30.01.2014
For the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC), abortion is not a private matter, but an issue that concerns society as a whole. This is why the FSPC rejects the popular initiative “Abortion funding is a private matter,” which demands that the cost of abortions should no longer be covered...
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