Diocese of Stockholm (Catholic)

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DIOCESE OF STOCKHOLM (CATHOLIC) (Dioecesis Holmiensis)

Country : Sweden
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1781 as Apostolic Prefecture of Sweden
Renamed 1783 Apostolic Vicariate of Sweden
Promoted 1953 to Diocese of Stockholm

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Stockholm (Catholic)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were created in 1958.

The crown and sword are the symbols of St. Erik, the patron saint of the diocese and cathedral.

Arms of Bishops


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Literature : Diocesal image from Hans van Heijningen