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Svenska kyrkan

LC control no.n 79034436
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingSvenska kyrkan
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Variant(s)Church of Sweden
Sweden. Ecklesiastikdepartementet. Svenska kyrkan
See alsoFounder: Gustav I Vasa, King of Sweden, 1496-1560
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Predecessor of split: Catholic Church
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Product of split: Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko
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Hierarchical superior: Sweden. Ecklesiastikdepartementet
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Membership corporate body: Porvoo Communion
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Beginning date1536
Associated countrySweden
LocatedUppsala (Sweden)
Field of activityLutheran Church
Found inThe Church of Sweden on the Delaware ... 1988.
Wikipedia, searched January 13, 2021 (Church of Sweden = Svenska kyrkan; evangelical Lutheran national church in Sweden; formerly a state church; headquarters in Uppsala; member of the Porvoo Communion; instigated by King Gustav I Vasa in 1536, which officially separated it from the Roman Catholic Church; became officially Lutheran in 1593 when it adopted the Augsburg Confession; in 1809, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland separated from this body and formed its own church)
Associated languageswe