Church of Sweden

Church of Sweden


October 17, 2019

On September 24, following an interfaith event in New York, New York, to address climate change, The Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Church of Sweden (Lutheran) issued a statement outlining the churches’ “call to join in the care of creation.”


October 17, 2019

El 24 de septiembre, luego de un evento interreligioso en Nueva York, Nueva York, para abordar el cambio climático, La Iglesia Episcopal, la Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en América (ELCA) y la Iglesia de Suecia (Luterana) emitieron un comunicado delineando el llamado de las iglesias “a unirse en...

October 26, 2009

A decision by the (Lutheran) Church of Sweden to allow same-sex marriages to be celebrated in churches has been criticized by Lutheran churches in Africa and also by the (Anglican) Church of England.

A majority of the Church of Sweden's general synod meeting in Uppsala decided on October...

January 29, 2003

A statement signed among others by the (Lutheran) Archbishop of Sweden, K. G. Hammar, and by the Swedish ambassador to Germany, Carl Tham, urging a boycott of Israeli products from territories occupied by Israel has provoked strong protests from opposition political parties.