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Comment storm ‘Excellent’ or ‘bigoted’? Readers react to St Gallen burka ban

Voters in canton St Gallen banned face coverings in public and comments from readers flooded in. Here’s a representative selection.

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Setting boundaries Swiss priests will be sent to sex-ed class

The highest Catholic body in Switzerland plans to introduce sexual education courses for church representatives.

‘Spreading the message’ Bible verse campaign sows discord

A series of ads that display Bible verses, currently on display on public transport in the city of Biel in canton Bern, is stirring controversy.

Papal visit Pope Francis makes rare visit to Switzerland

Pope Francis has visited the Swiss city of Geneva to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches (WCC).