Swedish Lutheran Church Celebrates 50 Years of Women Priests

Swedish Lutheran Church Celebrates 50 Years of Women Priests

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elderlyorganhands.jpgThe (Lutheran) Church of Sweden is about to mark the 50th anniversary of its decision in 1958 to ordain women as priests, and cathedrals in all of the church’s 13 dioceses are to hold services to celebrate the anniversary. “With our jubilee, we wish to celebrate that the Church of Sweden is a church of equality, and that we can deepen this conviction together in the future,” said the commemoration manager.  Source: Ecumenical News International

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