Diocese of Viborg

The Diocese of Viborg is a diocese within the Danish National Church, covering the western part of central Jutland. The diocese has the highest ratio of church members in Denmark, about 85%.

Diocese of Viborg

Viborg Stift
The Cathedral of the diocese.
Coat of arms
Location
CountryDenmark
Statistics
Population
- Total
(as of 2016)
417,630
Members355,691 (85.2%)
Information
DenominationChurch of Denmark
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
CathedralViborg Cathedral
Current leadership
BishopHenrik Stubkjær

List of Bishops

  • Jacob Schøning : 1537~1549
  • Kjeld Juel : 1549~1571
  • Peder Thøgersen : 1571~1595
    • Vacant (1595~1617)
  • Hans Iversen Wandal : 1617~1641
    • Vacant (1641~1661)
  • Peder Villadsen : 1661~1673
  • Søren Glud : 1673~1693
  • Henrik Gerner : 1693~1700
  • Bartholomæus Deichman : 1700~1713
  • Caspar Wildhagen : 1713~1720
  • Søren Lintrup : 1720~1725
  • Johannes Trellund : 1725~1735
  • Andreas Wøldike : 1735~1770
  • Christian Michael Rottbøll : 1770~1780
  • Peder Tetens : 1781~1805
  • Jens Bloch : 1805~1830
  • Nicolaj Esmark Øllgaard : 1830~1854
  • Otto Laub : 1854~1878
  • Jørgen Swane : 1878~1901
  • Alfred Sveistrup Poulsen : 1901~1921
  • Johannes Gøtzche : 1921~1936
  • Axel Malmstrøm : 1936~1951
  • Christian Baun : 1951~1968
  • Johannes W. Jacobsen : 1968~1985
  • Georg S. Geil : 1985~1996
  • Karsten Nissen : 1996~2014
  • Henrik Stubkjær : 2014~present

See also

References


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