Wednesday, May 18

The Church of Sweden rejects Visby’s bishop – News (Ekot)

Listen: Bishop loses the right to practice his profession

  • The Church of Sweden has decided to dismiss Visby’s bishop Thomas Petersson, which means that he is forced to resign as bishop, following a decision by the Church of Sweden’s responsible committee.

  • The Board of Responsibility for Bishops has decided this after processing three reports that were received against the bishop during the autumn in an act of a private nature.

  • This is the first time this has happened since the Church of Sweden

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