Per Oskar Kjølaas
|Per Oskar Kjølaas|
(Photo: Kirkens informasjonstjeneste)
|Church||Church of Norway|
25 May 1948 |
|Alma mater||MF Norwegian School of Theology|
Kjølaas studied at the MF Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo, having graduated with a cand.theol. degree in 1974, but also holds a certificate in Sami Language and Culture from the University of Oslo (1984, Minor in Sami Language and Culture).
He worked as a minister in northern Norway (Sortland, Kautokeino, and Karasjok), serving both as a vicar, rector/priest, and provost. He has also worked as a secretary to the bishop (Diocesan vicar) and held various positions as an educator and translator of the Bible into Sami languages.
Kjølaas was consecrated as a bishop in 2002.
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