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Man ravages 1000-year-old church

Police and residents of the Norwegian coastal city of Grimstad were dealing this week with a grim and highly disturbing attack on their oldest...

Pastors question Easter priorities

The Corona crisis has once again cancelled church services during the Easter holidays and now some pastors in the Norwegian Church are questioning the...

Pastors end strike after prayers answered

The labour organization representing pastors in the Norwegian Church ended a month-long strike this week, after securing a significant raise in base pay. Strike...

Pastors on strike during holidays

A highly unusual strike among pastors in The Norwegian Church continued through the Christmas holidays. It's the first time pastors have walked off the...

Police investigate new racist attack

The new Hønefoss Church has sheltered a refugee Afghan family of four since last year. On Saturday the father and his seven-year-old son ventured...

Tourists steal nails from stave churches

Norway's carefully preserved stave churches have survived for centuries but face threats from thoughtless tourists. The caretaker for one of them in Telemark has...

Schools urged to offer Christmas services

Norway's education ministry is urging all schools around the country to offer religious services to their students before the Christmas holidays, or an alternative...

Catholic diocese convicted of fraud

The Oslo City Court has found the Catholic diocese in Norway's capital guilty of fraud, after ruling in a criminal case that it illegally inflated its...

Bishop also a victim of harassment

One of Norway's 12 bishops in The Norwegian Church has gone public with how she's been sexually harassed over the years and been sent...

It’s official: Homosexuals can marry in church

The government body for The Norwegian Church voted as expected on Monday in favour of a new wedding liturgy that can be used in...

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