Johan Tyrberg

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The Right Reverend

Johan Tyrberg
Bishop of Lund
Biskop Johan Tyrberg, porträtt. Foto Camilla Lindskog.jpg
ChurchChurch of Sweden
DioceseLund
Elected1 April 2014
PredecessorAntje Jackelén
Orders
Ordination1990
Consecration24 August 2014
by Antje Jackelén
Personal details
Born (1963-06-20) June 20, 1963 (age 57)
Tyringe, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
Children3
Coat of armsJohan Tyrberg's coat of arms

Johan Arvid Tyrberg (born 20 June 1963 in Tyringe) is a Swedish prelate, serving as the 69th bishop of the Diocese of Lund. He is the nephew of Bishop Emeritus Karl-Johan Tyrberg.

Biography[edit]

Tyrberg studied at Lund University and was ordained in 1990 . After serving in various quarters, including within the Swedish Church abroad, based in Frankfurt, he became vicar of Karlshamn parish in 2007. In 2009 he became rural dean of Lister och Bräkne. On 18 March 2014, Tyrberg was selected as a candidate for bishop with Fredrik Modéus and was elected on to the second round of the election, on 1 April, by a large majority. He was ordained bishop in Uppsala Cathedral on August 24, 2014 and installed as bishop on August 30 of the same year.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biskop Johan Tyrberg" [Bishop Johan Tyberg]. Church of Sweden (in Swedish). 22 July 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016.