Religion

Religious Minorities Is the Swiss burka ban a tyranny of the majority?

In a direct democracy, does the banning of new minarets, burkas and the ritual slaughter of animals discriminate against religious minorities?

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.

Switzerland: How To Time to deepen your Swiss knowledge?

What do you know about Switzerland? More than mountains and lakes? swissinfo.ch offers a dedicated platform to deepen your knowledge of the country.

Swiss salaries: pastors Why do Swiss clergy earn so much?

A recently published guide to Swiss salaries revealed some outliers that intrigued our readers, so we looked into them.

Celestial looks Taking an abbot as a model

A 300-year-old fresco adorns the south facade of the monastery in Disentis, canton Graubünden. It has been undergoing restoration for the past few ...