Diocese of Härnösand

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Diocese of Härnösand
Härnösands stift
Härnösand stift vapen.svg
Arms of the diocese of Härnösand
Location
Country Sweden
Deaneries 10 kontrakt[1]
Coordinates 62°37′52″N 17°56′30″E / 62.63111°N 17.94167°E / 62.63111; 17.94167Coordinates: 62°37′52″N 17°56′30″E / 62.63111°N 17.94167°E / 62.63111; 17.94167
Statistics
Parishes 52[1]
Congregations 104[1]
Information
Denomination Church of Sweden
Established 1647[2]
Cathedral Härnösand Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Eva Nordung Byström
Metropolitan Archbishop Antje Jackelén
Map
Map of Diocese of Härnösand.svg
Website
svenskakyrkan.se/harnosandsstift

The Diocese of Härnösand is a division in the Church of Sweden in Västernorrland County. The Cathedral is located at Trädgårdsgatan in Härnösand.

History[edit]

Between 1994-2004, several churches of the diocese experienced a series of thefts.[3]

Parishes[edit]

The diocese is divided into 10 deaneries with 113 parishes, these among others:

Bishops[edit]

  • Petri Erici Steuchius (1647-1683)
  • Mathias Steuchius (1683-1694)
  • Julius Micrander (1695-1702)
  • Georgius Nicolai Wallin (1703–1723)
  • Petrus Jonæ Asp (1723–1726)
  • Nicolaus Sternell (1728–1744)
  • Olof Kiörning (1746–1778)
  • Eric Hesselgren (1779–1803)
  • Carl Gustaf Nordin (1805–1812)
  • Erik Abraham Almquist (1814–1830)
  • Frans Michael Franzén (1832–1847)
  • Israel Bergman (1848–1864)
  • Anders Fredrik Beckman (1865–1875)
  • Lars Landgren (1876–1888)
  • Martin Johansson (1888–1908)
  • Ernst Frithiof Lönegren (1910–1934)
  • Torsten Bohlin (1935–1950)
  • Gunnar Hultgren (1951–1958)
  • Ruben Josefson (1958–1967)
  • Arne Palmqvist (1967–1975)
  • Bertil Werkström (1975–1983)
  • Bengt G. Hallgren (1983–1991)
  • Karl-Johan Tyrberg (1991–2001)
  • Tony Guldbrandzén (2001–2009)
  • Tuulikki Koivunen Bylund (2009–2014)
  • Eva Nordung Byström (2014-present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Det här är Härnösands stift" (in Swedish). Church of Sweden. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Härnösands stift". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 26 August 2011.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ Sofia Elwér (October 2005). "Brottsplats kyrkan" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention. p. 13. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 

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