Diocese of Lolland–Falster

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Diocese of Lolland–Falster
Lolland–Falster Stift
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Location
CountryDenmark
Statistics
Population
- Total
(as of 2016)
103,542
Members84,469 (81.2%)
Information
DenominationChurch of Denmark
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
CathedralMaribo Cathedral
Current leadership
BishopMarianne Gaarden
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Lolland–Falster (Danish: Lolland–Falsters Stift) is a diocese within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark. It comprises Lolland and Falster as well as a number of smaller islands in the south-eastern corner of Denmark. The diocese was disjoined from the Diocese of Funen in 1803 and is the smallest of the 10 dioceses within the Danish state church. The main church is Maribo Cathedral in Maribo but the bishop resides in Nykøbing Falster.[1]

Subdivisions[edit]

Since 1 January 2007, the diocese is divided into the following provostier:

Bishops of Lolland–Falster[edit]

Stiftsamtmand office holders[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maribo" (in Danish). Dansk Center for Byhistorie. Archived from the original on 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2012-11-12.