Does Faith Need Religious Institution?


The interest of people in existential questions and ethical orientation is unchanging. But the connection to institutions, even to churches, is decreasing. Young people are especially turning to religious beliefs that lie outside traditional structures.

How can religious institutions meet the longing for meaning and ethical orientation? What social and socio-political responsibilities do religious institutions have? How do they convert faith? Does faith need collective expression?

Moderated by

Urs Leuthard

Fazlun Khalid, Gottfried Locher, Adrian Loretan-Saladin, Parinas Parhisi, Jon Pult, Rolf Schieder