Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs (Denmark)

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Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs of Denmark (Danish: kirkeminister) is a Danish political minister office. The main responsibility of the minister is the Danish People's Church.

The office was created in 1916 when the post Kultus Minister was split up into the posts of Education Minister and Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs. The new Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs also took over the responsibility for culture from the Kultus Minister. In 1961 responsibility for culture was transferred to the Minister for Cultural Affairs.

Since 28 November 2016, Mette Bock; currently holds the post; the portfolio was previously held by Bertel Haarder.[1]

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  1. ^ Hesseldal, Sarah; Jørgensen, Jakob Stig; Borre, Martin (28 November 2016). "Officially: Here is Løkke's entire new of ministers". B.dk (in Danish). Berlingske Media. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 

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