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"Commemoration without knowledge?" is the title of the next digital colloquium event of the research network "Dictatorship experience and transformation" at the University of Erfurt. On Thursday, 15 April, it will focus on Soviet arrests and special…

Pope Francis has appointed Prof. Dr. Myriam Wijlens, canon lawyer at the University of Erfurt, as a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors for another year. This was announced by the Vatican this week.

During archival research on the history of the city of Erfurt and its ecclesiastical institutions in the Middle Ages and early modern period, Frank-Joachim Stewing found two indulgences granted by Nikolaus von Kues to two Erfurt parish churches…

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is supporting the second phase of the project "Catholic Women Writers as Product and Producers of 'Catholic Femininity'?" with 288,000 euros for another 30 months.

The German Bishops' Conference has appointed Prof. Dr Myriam Wijlens, holder of the Professorship of Canon Law at the University of Erfurt, to the newly established Advisory Council on the Future of Priestly Formation.

Myriam Wijlens, Professor of Canon Law at the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Erfurt, has organised a seminar for the Pontifical Commission for Child Protection in Rome in 2019 entitled "Promoting and Protecting the Dignity of…

A new book entitled "Gottesdienst und Kirchenbilder. Theologische Neuakzentuierungen" by Stefan Kopp and Benedikt Kranemann has just been published.

The relationship of Christian theology to the Jew Jesus of Nazareth has moved theologians for a long time. In specialist discourses, questions of the mutual relationship between Judaism and Christianity in particular are discussed with different…