Press releases

Church of Sweden gains new bishop: Sören Dalevi

Church of Sweden gains new bishop: Sören Dalevi

Aug 28, 2016 14:00 BST
“It feels tremendous,” says Sören Dalevi, who was today installed as the Bishop of Karl...

Pope Francis to visit Lund when Catholics and Lutherans commemorate the Reformation

Pope Francis to visit Lund when Catholics and Lutherans commemorate the Reformation

Jan 25, 2016 11:06 GMT
Pope Francis will visit Lund, Sweden, on 31 october 2016, when catholics and lutherans ...

​Bishops from Sweden and Tanzania meet in Rättvik

​Bishops from Sweden and Tanzania meet in Rättvik

Aug 19, 2015 14:00 BST
The Church of Sweden’s 14 bishops will be visited by 14 bishops from the Evangelical Lu...

The Church of Sweden gains a new bishop

The Church of Sweden gains a new bishop

Mar 31, 2015 13:00 BST
Fredrik Modéus, vicar of Lund Cathedral Parish, will be consecrated as Bishop of Växjö ...

Recognition of Palestine important step

Recognition of Palestine important step

Oct 30, 2014 07:00 GMT
The Swedish Government’s recognition of Palestine today may be an important step to hel...

Bishop Johan: “I feel extremely happy and humble”

Bishop Johan: “I feel extremely happy and humble”

Aug 25, 2014 10:34 BST
“I feel extremely happy and humble,” says Johan Tyrberg who was today ordained as Bisho...

The Bishops are looking for political courage on the climate issue

The Bishops are looking for political courage on the climate issue

May 12, 2014 11:52 BST
Sweden can be a leading country on climate. It is time for science, politics, culture a...

Recognise Palestine!

Dec 03, 2012 08:55 GMT
The Church of Sweden has clarified its position on the conflict between Israel and Pale...

Bishops’ Conference unanimous about arms trade treaty

Bishops’ Conference unanimous about arms trade treaty

Sep 29, 2011 18:40 BST
The 14 bishops of the Church of Sweden have together backed a multi-religious declarati...