Diocese of Stockholm (Church of Sweden)

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This article is about the diocese of the Church of Sweden. For the diocese of the Roman Catholic Church, see Roman Catholic Diocese of Stockholm.
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]