ChatGPT invents a new religion – Swiss Catholic Portal

American writer Hugh Howey told in April 2023 how he inspired ChatGPT to invent a new religion. The online chatbot returned a very complete answer, with the key “ten commandments”. “Harmonism” has at least two followers. The writer Hugh Howey and his wife have recently identified themselves as followers of the new religion. The latter … Read more

Young people without religion: what spirituality? – Swiss Catholic Portal

Surveys show it: adhering to any religion does not necessarily mean giving up on one’s spiritual life. But what does this spirituality feed on, and how does it relate to and outside of established religions? The point with different specialists. Anne-Sylvie Sprenger, Protestinfo Less than two centuries after Nietzsche, God is said to be dead … Read more

Benedict XVI and “the theologies of liberation” – Swiss Catholic Portal

As prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), Cardinal Ratzinger has had strained relations with liberation theology. His appreciation of this theology, however, evolved under pressure from Latin American bishops. Jacques Berset, for Used for the first time in Latin America in 1968 by Gustavo Gutiérrez, a Peruvian priest who … Read more

Catholics and Protestants want to deepen their collaboration – Swiss Catholic Portal

The Council of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Switzerland (EERS) and the Conference of Swiss Bishops (CES) exchanged on fundamental and current questions during a retreat, on November 22 and 23 at the convent of Kappel am Albis, communicates the CES on December 1, 2022. Representatives of the two major churches emphasized their intention to … Read more

The Prix Farel rewards a film on the “expelled” from the United States – Swiss Catholic Portal

The film On the Line, the expelled from America, by Alex Gohari and Léo Mattei (France) received the award for best feature film at the Prix Farel Festival in Neuchâtel. The documentary gives voice to Mexicans expelled from the United States. The Prix Farel, international film festival on spirituality, ethics and religion, based in Neuchâtel, … Read more

Locarno Film Festival: “A film can be demanding, but not elitist” – Swiss Catholic Portal

On the Piazza Grande in Locarno, Anne-Béatrice Schwab enjoys the summer sun. The Vaudoise, passionate about cinema since her youth, is this year a member of the ecumenical jury of the Locarno Film Festival. “It’s a gift,” she explains before joining a dark room for the next protection. Raphaël Rauch, / translation adaptation Maurice … Read more

Homilies of September 4, 2022 – Schubertiade 2022, Friborg – Swiss Catholic Portal

St. Michael’s Church, FriborgThe evangelical pastor Olivier Fasel, from the book of Wisdom – Sg 9, 13-18 This first reading is taken from the book of Wisdom, a book that the Protestant Bibles do not retain, because it would not have been written in Hebrew, it is only found in Greek. Our passage, however, poses … Read more

Vaud: 36% of inhabitants without confession, but not without spirituality – Swiss Catholic Portal

Some 36% of Waldensians declare themselves to be without confession, this proportion of the population is not necessarily without spiritual references. Whether one is Protestant, Catholic or Muslim, living one’s faith or one’s spirituality differs above all according to generation and gender. This is explained by the special issue of numberpublished by “Statistique Vaud” on … Read more