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Pope Francis meets the Bishop of Stockholm, Anders Arborelius

Pope Francis meets the Bishop of Stockholm, Anders Arborelius

New Swedish cardinal elect affirming Church in peripheries

22/05/2017 17:42

Pope Francis on Sunday announced a Consistory calling for the creation of five new cardinals, each of them hailing from a different part of the world. Among the group is the 67 year old Catholic bishop of Stockholm in Sweden, Bishop Anders Arborelius.

Police vans block the street outside Stockholm District Court as suspect appears for hearing

Police vans block the street outside Stockholm District Court as 39-year-old Uzbekistan national Rakhmat Akilov, prime suspect in Friday's truck attack, appears at a remand hearing in the court

Uzbekistan Warned West Ahead Of Deadly Stockholm Attack

14/04/2017 18:46

(Vatican Radio) The former Soviet republic of Uzbekistan says it warned a western ally before last week's deadly truck attack in Stockholm that the suspected perpetrator was a recruit of the Islamic State group. 

Pope Francis carries a bouquet to lay at the altar of Our Lady, "Salus populi Romani"

Pope Francis carries a bouquet to lay at the altar of Our Lady, "Salus populi Romani". On his return from Sweden, the Holy Father visited the Papal Basilica of St Mary Major.

Pope visits St Mary Major on his return from Sweden

02/11/2016 11:12

Returning from his Apostolic Voyage to Sweden, Pope Francis visits the Basilica of St Mary Major.

 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for All Saints Day in the Swedish city of Malmo

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for All Saints Day in the Swedish city of Malmo

Pope urges Sweden's Catholics to be modern day saints

01/11/2016 11:07

At the end of his brief visit to Sweden, Pope Francis celebrated Mass for All Saints Day with the country’s Catholic community, gathered in an open air stadium in the southern city of Malmo

Pope Francis and leaders of the LWF

Pope Francis leads a joint commemoration of the Reformation, together with the President and General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, Bishop Munib Younan and Rev Martin Junge, in Lund cathedral

Pope and Lutheran leaders mark 'a new beginning' in Sweden

31/10/2016 20:41

Pope Francis and leaders of the Lutheran World Federation mark a significant step forward in ecumenical relations as they lead thousands of people in a common commemoration of the Protestant Reformation in the Swedish cities of Lund and Malmo

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Swedenbank Stadion in Malmo, Sweden.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Swedenbank Stadion in Malmo, Sweden.

Pope celebrates Mass at Malmo

31/10/2016 17:26

Pope Francis wrapped up his pastoral visit to Sweden on Tuesday morning by celebrating a Mass in the city of Malmo for the nation’s small Catholic community. 

 

Pope Francis during the ecumenical prayer service in Lund's Lutheran Cathedral.

Pope Francis during the ecumenical prayer service in Lund's Lutheran Cathedral.

Pope's visit to Sweden can give new emphasis to ecumenism

31/10/2016 13:30

BishopWilliam Kenney, who worked in Stockholm diocese for many years, says he hopes Pope Francis visit to Sweden for a joint commemoration of the Reformation will give “a renewed emphasis to ecumenism".