Diocese of Aalborg

The Diocese of Aalborg is a diocese of the Church of Denmark.

Diocese of Aalborg

Aalborg Stift
The Cathedral of the diocese.
Location
CountryDenmark
Statistics
Population
- Total
(as of 2016)
526,255
Members440,835 (83.8%)
Information
DenominationChurch of Denmark
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
CathedralSaint Budolfi Cathedral of Aalborg
Current leadership
BishopHenning Toft Bro

History

The diocese was founded on September 29, 1554, during the Reformation. The bishop's seat was initially in Børglum Abbey (where the Catholic Bishops of Børglum had previously been seated) but was moved later in 1554 to Saint Budolfi Cathedral of Aalborg.

List of Bishops

  • Laurids Nielsen : 1554~1557
  • Jørgen Mortensen Bornholm : 1557~1587
  • Jacob Holm : 1587~1609
  • Christen Hansen Riber : 1609~1642
  • Anders Andersen Ringkjøbing : 1642~1668
  • Morits Kønning : 1668~1672
  • Mathias Foss : 1672~1683
  • Henrik Bornemann : 1683~1693
  • Jens Bircherod : 1693~1708
  • Frands Thestrup : 1708~1735
  • Christoffer Mumme : 1735~1737
  • Broder Brorson : 1737~1778
  • Christian Beverlin Studsgaard : 1778~1806
  • Rasmus Jansen : 1806~1827
    • Vacant (1827~1833)
  • Nikolai Fogtmann : 1833~1851
  • Severin Claudius Wilken Bindesbøll :1851~1856
  • Peter Kierkegaard : 1856~1876
  • Peter Engel Lind : 1875~1888
  • Vilhelm Carl Schousboe : 1888~1900
  • Fredrik Nielsen : 1900~1905
  • Christian Møller : 1905~1915
  • Christian Ludwigs : 1915~1930
  • Paul Oldenbourg : 1930~1940
  • D. von Huth Smith : 1940~1950
  • Erik Jensen : 1950~1970
  • Henrik Christiansen : 1975~1991
  • Søren Lodberg Hvas : 1991~2010
  • Henning Toft Bro : 2010~

See also


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