Diocese of Visby

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Diocese of Visby
Visby stift
Visby stift vapen.svg
Arms of the diocese of Visby
Location
Country Sweden
Deaneries 3 kontrakt[1]
Coordinates 57°38′30″N 18°17′52″E / 57.64167°N 18.29778°E / 57.64167; 18.29778Coordinates: 57°38′30″N 18°17′52″E / 57.64167°N 18.29778°E / 57.64167; 18.29778
Statistics
Parishes 20[1]
Congregations 42[1]
Information
Denomination Church of Sweden
Established 1572[2]
Cathedral Visby Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Sven-Bernhard Fast[3]
Map
Map of Diocese of Visby.svg
Website
svenskakyrkan.se/visbystift

The Diocese of Visby is a division of the Church of Sweden consisting of Gotland. Its seat is Sankta Maria cathedral in old town Visby.

The Bishop of Visby is also responsible for the episcopal oversight of the Church of Sweden Abroad (SKUT).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Församlingarna är grunden" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Visby stift". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 August 2011.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ "Biskop Sven-Bernhard Fast" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 

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