Bishop Jan-Olof Johansson, of the Diocese of Växjö, accompanied by Maria Kenstam, Diocesan Communications Strategy Officer, have been in Oxford Diocese to take part in the Grand Day Out and have also joined Bishop John Pritchard for part of his pre-retirement pilgrimage. The visit is particularly symbolic as Bishop Jan-Olof is also on the cusp […]
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Can you do a pilgrimage on bicycles – a proper pilgrimage, that is? This was the question Ola Isacsson, pilgrimage officer in Växjö diocese, was trying to answer by organising a cycle-pilgrimage from Jönköping to Växjo at the end of May. Going by bike would mean the problems occasioned for walking pilgrims by the long […]
A view from Sweden In the Norra Öland benefice – or more precisely in the Köpingsvik parish centre – from 9 to 11 June 2014 – we have carried through a project we call ‘Try This’. It is what it sounds like – a chance to test something! Young people who have just completed the […]
The bishops of the Church of Sweden have written an open letter on climate issues. It is a theological contribution to the discussion on climate and sustainability in Sweden, challenging clearly, among others, Swedish and international decision makers. The bishops’ text “A Letter from the Bishops on Climate Issues” is introduced by a summary of […]
Follow this link for a report in the Swedish English newspaper ‘The Local’ on how the Sofiakyrka in Jönkoping successfully disrupted a neo-Nazi demonstration on 1 May by delivering a prolonged peal of its bells. This aroused much international media interest and Växjö Bishop Jan-Olof Johansson, who was in Turkey at the time, wrote on […]