• "Reforming" the Church of Sweden
  • Even as the other key players in Swedish society have adapted to the rise of Islam within the country's borders, so has the Church of Sweden.

  • Church of Sweden moves to stop calling God 'Lord' or 'he'
  • The Church of Sweden has announced plans to move away from gendered terms to refer to God, saying it prefers the use of gender-neutral terms for ...

  • Priests told to STOP calling God MALE to make services 'gender-neutral' and more inclusive
  • It is the latest move by Sweden's national Evangelical Lutheran church to modernise its 31-year-old guidelines for services. There are now a variety of gender-neutral options that can be used throughout services. For example, services can now be opened by referring to the traditional “Father, son and ...

  • Eve Muirhead leads Scotland to final date with Sweden
  • Sweden's win over Italy in the other semi-final means that both of today's men's and women's finals will be between Scotland and Sweden. After the game, Muirhead said: “We had a fantastic game. We knew it was going to be a battle backwards and forward. As a team we came out strong. We gave up a ...

  • Sweden Sends 24, Highlighted by Sjöström, to Euro SC Champs
  • 13 women and 11 men will represent Sweden at the 2017 European Short Course Championships from December 13-17 in Copenhagen,... Archive ...

  • Sweden's RWI, Turkish municipalities sign agreement, touch common concerns
  • To contribute to Turkish municipalities' effort to make cities friendlier for disadvantaged groups, like the disabled and senior citizens, the Raoul ...

  • In Sweden, they are burning H&M clothing instead of coal.
  • They love waste to energy plants in Scandinavia. Bjarke Ingells designed a fabulous one in Copenhagen that is now a tourist attraction. In Sweden, 50 percent of waste is sent to incinerators sorry, waste to energy plants. Evidently, that waste also includes clothing from H&M. According to Bloomberg, the ...

  • Ottawa Senators Still Winless Since Return From Sweden
  • Ottawa continues to struggle after their back-to-back wins in Stockholm versus the Colorado Avalanche. The Senators now sit fifth in the Atlantic and 12th overall in the Eastern Conference. Ottawa's skid does not look good on the heels of their blockbuster trade. Earlier this month, Pierre Dorion dealt ...

  • Church Of Sweden Proclaims God Gender-Neutral
  • After an eight-day meeting, concluded on Thursday 23 November, the Church of Sweden has decided to refrain from using terms such as “he” and “Lord” to refer to the supreme deity. Instead, its clergy, as well as its members, are now encouraged and obliged to use less specific and gender neutral ...

  • Sweden and Scotland reach final of women's event at European Curling Championships
  • Sweden are also due to face Scotland in the final of the men's tournament. Scotland went in front early on in the first women's semi-final after they claimed a two-point steal. Their lead did not last long, however, as hosts Switzerland hit back to move 3-2 ahead after four ends. Eve Muirhead drew her last ...

  • In Sweden, God is no longer a 'he'
  • The Church of Sweden has decided that God is beyond human form and so it will no longer refer to … him… as …. him or he. The Guardian says the move by the national Evangelical Lutheran church is part of an update to a a 31-year-old handbook setting out how services should be conducted in terms ...

  • No, the Swedish Church has not banned the male pronoun for God
  • The Church of Sweden will only refer to God in gender-neutral terms, reported several of the world's biggest news outlets on Friday, saying it had ...

  • Poroshenko hopes Sweden will support economic sanctions against Russia during next revision in ...
  • ... and the state of implementation of the Minsk agreements. “The head of state expressed hope for Sweden's continued support for the extension of economic sanctions against Russia during the next revision of the sanctions regime at the December meeting of the European Council,” the report states.

  • Church of Sweden Wants Clergy to Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns for God, Not 'He' or 'Lord'
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sweden has told clergy that they need to start using gender-neutral language when referring to God, and avoid masculine terms such as "He" and "Lord." The Associated Press reported on Friday that the guidance was issued in an update to the Church's handbook ...

  • God will no longer be "He" or "Lord" in Sweden
  • The Church of Sweden is changing its language so that God will no longer take on the human characteristic of "he." And while they're at it, "Lord" will be dropped as well. After an eight-day discussion about updating a church handbook that offers guidelines on now to conduct services, the decision to ...

  • God Is Now Gender-Neutral, The Church Of Sweden Has Decided
  • God may be a man; could be a woman. This so-called Christian "father" may not even be human at all – but rather a concept envisioned by a misconception about our constellations. Either way, the Church of Sweden has now decided that it will start using gender-neutral language when referring to their ...

  • Is God Human? Spirit Is Both Father and Mother, Says Church of Sweden
  • Sweden's national Evangelical Lutheran church is urging its clergy to stop gendering their almighty creator by using terms like “he” and "lord.” It's updated its official handbook to reflect the changes, which will go into effect on May 20th during the Christian holiday of Pentecost. "Theologically, we know ...

  • Lutheran Church Goes Gender Neutral, Won't Call God 'He'
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sweden instructed its clergy to only refer to God as “God,” and avoid “Father” and “Son” in order to be gender neutral. The ELC, also called the Church of Sweden, made the decision to use gender neutral pronouns for God Thursday, which will take effect on the day of ...

  • Scotland to play Sweden in Euro final after surprise Switzerland win
  • Joining them in the Saturday showdown will be Sweden, after Anna Hasselborg's rink eased past Italy to maintain their 100 per cent record in the ...

  • Scotland to play Sweden in Euro final after surprise Switzerland win
  • Joining them in the Saturday showdown will be Sweden, after Anna Hasselborg's rink eased past Italy to maintain their 100 per cent record in the championships so far. The Swedes cruised through the round robin phase, winning nine out of nine – including a 5-2 win over Muirhead's rink in their very ...

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