Diocese of Stockholm (Church of Sweden)

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Diocese of Stockholm
Stockholms stift
Stockholm stift vapen.svg
Arms of the diocese of Stockholm
Location
Country Sweden
Ecclesiastical province Uppsala
Metropolitan Archbishop of Uppsala
Deaneries 13 kontrakt[1]
Coordinates 59°19′33″N 18°04′14″E / 59.32583°N 18.07056°E / 59.32583; 18.07056Coordinates: 59°19′33″N 18°04′14″E / 59.32583°N 18.07056°E / 59.32583; 18.07056
Statistics
Population
- Total
(as of 2010[2])
871952
Congregations 63[1]
Information
Denomination Church of Sweden
Established 1942[3]
Cathedral Storkyrkan
Current leadership
Bishop Eva Brunne[4]
Map
Map of Diocese of Stockholm.svg
Website
svenskakyrkan.se/stockholmsstift

The Diocese of Stockholm is a division of the Church of Sweden. Its cathedral is Storkyrkan in Stockholm's old town.

Bishop[edit]

The current Bishop of Stockholm is the Rt Rev'd Eva Brunne, who was enthroned on 8 November 2009.

The following have served as Bishop of Stockholm from the Second World War to the present day:[5]

  • Manfred Björkquist (1942–1954)
  • Helge Ljungberg (1954–1971)
  • Ingmar Ström (1971–1979)
  • Lars Carlzon (1979–1984)
  • Krister Stendahl (1984–1988)
  • Henrik Svenungsson (1988–1998)
  • Caroline Krook (1998–2009)
  • Eva Brunne (2009–)

Kontrakts[edit]

The diocese contains the following 13 kontrakts:

Sollentuna Kontrakt[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fakta om Stockholms stift" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Stockholm
  3. ^ "Stockholms stift". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 August 2011.  (subscription required)
  4. ^ "Biskopen" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  5. ^ See the episcopal succession list here.

External links[edit]