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First archbishop ready to retire

Helga Haugland Byfuglien officially took over after King Harald V as head of the newly independent Norwegian Church when church and state were separated...

Oslo’s new bishop hails open church

It seemed only fitting that the new Bishop of Oslo would be ordained on the Sunday before Christmas. Kari Veiteberg, who's been called Norway's...

Bishop cleared, church fined

Bishop Bernt Eidsvig, leader of the Catholic Church in Oslo, won't have to fight charges that he knowingly took part in what state prosecutors claim...

Church confirms same-sex marriages

The bishops of The Norwegian Church (Den Norske Kirke) announced on Friday that they had given their blessing to the creation of a new liturgy...

Church cleared to wed homosexuals

Results of a national election held last week to select new delegates to the governing body of The Norwegian Church have been streaming in, and setting off...

New bishop won’t wed homosexuals

Per Arne Dahl, the newest of Oslo's 12 bishops, finally took a stand Monday on whether he'd perform same-sex marriage ceremonies. Dahl, long a...

Catholic Church appeals reimbursement claim

The Catholic diocese in Oslo is appealing a claim from the county administrator that it repay NOK 40 million in state and municipal financial...

Singer dumped for defending gay marriage

A Norwegian Lutheran missionary organization had asked Norwegian singer Solveig Slettahjell to perform at its annual meeting this year, but dumped her after learning...

Choir marathon topped ratings

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)'s decision to air 60 hours of choir-singing in a row during the weekend ended up attracting around 2 million viewers during...

Choir marathon sang all weekend

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)'s latest venture into producing "slow TV" got underway on Friday, when the first of around 200 choirs started singing their way...

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