northern europe

31-01-2024

Biblebelt feature: Let the church be visible in Sweden, says pastor Ardenfors (3/3)

Hundreds of seats are arranged around a large stage. On Sundays, the church in the heart of Jönköping in southern Sweden is well-filled. The head pastor of the conservative Pentecostal church is Marcus Ardenfors, a man without fuss but very passionate.

30-01-2024

Biblebelt feature: Pietism is at the roots of the Swedish Biblebelt (2/3)

The Swedish Biblebelt around Jönköping emerged in the nineteenth century, says Ulrik Josefsson, rector of the Swedish Academy of Leadership and Theology (ALT). "There were many pietistic groups here."

29-01-2024

Biblebelt feature: Jönköping is no less than the Swedish Jerusalem (1/3)

19-01-2024

Räsänen has won on one point; prosecutor drops charge for radio show

12-01-2024

Finnish prosecutor in appeal against Räsänen’s acquittal

12-01-2024

Räsänen’s lawyer “quite certain” top Court will take the appeal case

12-01-2024

Until now, abortion was almost impossible at the Faroe Islands; now this might change

11-01-2024

Why the Danish throne change concerns Christians

02-01-2024

Explainer: Why a migrant fled into a Norwegian church

21-12-2023

Norwegians find historic coin depicting Jesus