Historical portraits

Anna Reinhart, Zwingli's wife ‘Nothing is more precious than love’

Read how priest Huldrych Zwingli's marriage was seen as a powerful signal in the early years of the Reformation.

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Switzerland and religion

Un-orthodox An Eritrean festival in a Swiss church

What happens when Switzerland’s sizeable Eritrean population has a round-the-clock religious festival to celebrate and nowhere to gather?

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Protestantism in Switzerland

The origin of the Reformation is generally considered to date back to the publication in Germany of the Martin Luther’s 95 Theses on October 31, 1517.



Every year, the Rendez-vous Bundesplatz light show transforms the Swiss parliament building in Bern into a canvas for multimedia storytelling. In 2017, the theme is the Reformation.

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