Diocese of Stockholm (Catholic)
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DIOCESE OF STOCKHOLM (CATHOLIC) (Dioecesis Holmiensis)
Established : 1781 as Apostolic Prefecture of Sweden
Renamed 1783 Apostolic Vicariate of Sweden
Promoted 1953 to Diocese of Stockholm
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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Johannes Erik Müller (1953-1957)
Knud Ansgar Nelson (1957-1962)
John Edward Taylor (1962-1976)
Anders Arborelius (1998–present)
Literature : Diocesal image from Hans van Heijningen