Swedish viewers upset after God was deleted from Christmas carol


Northern Europe


Swedish people light candles after an evening Lucia concert that drew 1200 spectators at the Stockholm's Cathedral on December 13, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. Photo AFP, Jonathan Nackstrand

A controversy has arisen in Sweden over the performance of a well-known Christmas song. When the music was broadcast on television earlier this month, it appeared that all references to God had been left out.