Diocese of Roskilde

The Diocese of Roskilde (Danish: Roskildes Stift) is a diocese within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Denmark. The seat of the Bishop is Roskilde Cathedral in Roskilde.

Diocese of Roskilde

Roskildes Stift
Roskilde Cathedral, seat of the bishop.
Location
CountryDenmark
Statistics
Population
- Total
(as of 2016)
729,011
Members578,580 (79.4%)
Information
DenominationChurch of Denmark
CathedralRoskilde Cathedral
Current leadership
BishopPeter Fischer-Møller
Website
Website of the Diocese

History

The Diocese of Roskilde was formed in 1922 when the Diocese of Zealand was divided into the Diocese of Copenhagen and the Diocese of Roskilde.[1]

Bishops of Roskilde

  • 1923–1934 Henry Fonnesbech-Wulff
  • 1935–1953 Axel Rosendal
  • 1953–1969 Gudmund Schiøler
  • 1969–1980 Hans Kvist
  • 1980–1997 Bertil Wiberg
  • 1997–2008 Jan Lindhardt
  • since 2008 Peter Fischer-Møller

See also

References

  1. "Bispegården". dankinkbh.dk. Archived from the original on 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
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