Harding Meyer (1928 – 2018)

Harding Meyer (1928 – 2018)

Obituary by André Birmelé 

The worldwide ecumenical movement lost in Harding Meyer’s death on the first of December this year one of its most important figures. Meyer was an ecumenical visionary and a pioneer. Many of the developments in global bilateral relationships can be traced back to him. We have much to thank him for.

In October the international Lutheran-Pentecostal dialogue met for the third time in its five-year process, on this occasion in Santiago, Chile.

Ecumenical Course in Zaragoza, Spain

Ecumenical Course in Zaragoza, Spain

Eight years ago the ecumenical community Chemin Neuf adopted the Charterhouse of Aula Dei, a Carthusian monastery in Zaragoza, Spain.

Identity and Authenticity in the Church of the Global Village

Identity and Authenticity in the Church of the Global Village

The Eastern Churches Institute of the Diocese of Regensburg (“Ostkircheninstitut der Diözese Regensburg“) founded only in 2016, sponsored a symposium on October 5 and 6 of this year on the topic “Identity and Authenticity in the Churches of the ‘Global Village’: Ecclesial Rapprochement of East and West through Common Goals?”

Visit from the Theological Faculty of Humboldt University

Visit from the Theological Faculty of Humboldt University

A group of students from the theological faculty of Berlin’s Humboldt University visited the Institute in the context of an excusion to Strasbourg in May 2018. The excursion took place under the leadership of Dr. Andrea Hofmann, dedicated to the theme of “The Reformation in Strasbourg”.