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Hearing with the Archbishop election candidates

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On 22 April, all candidates standing in the Archbishop election will be interviewed at a hearing in Lötenkyrkan in Uppsala. The hearing will also be broadcast live.

Five bishops will be interviewed during the hearing ahead of the Archbishop elections. Montage: Gustaf Hellsing.
Five bishops will be interviewed during the hearing ahead of the Archbishop elections. Montage: Gustaf Hellsing.

11 April 2022 10:17:14 | The Church of Sweden

During the hearing, the candidates will be interviewed on issues relevant to the role of Archbishop. All candidates will be asked the same questions and each interview will last 40 minutes. The order of the interviews has been determined by drawing lots.  

The hearing is open to the public and it will be possible to attend it at Lötenkyrkan, with around 400 seats available. No advance registration is required. The hearing will also be broadcast live on the Church of Sweden website. You can also watch the interviews after the hearing, which will be chaired by journalists Mark Levengood and Anna Lindman. A sign language interpreter will also be present. 

Hearing with the 2022 Archbishop election candidates
Location: Lötenkyrkan, Heidenstamsgatan 71, Uppsala.
Date: 22 April.
Time: 10.00–16.00. 

Programme
10.00 Hearing begins 
10.20 Interview with Fredrik Modéus 
11.20 Interview with Martin Modéus 
12–13 Lunch 
13.00 Interview with Mikael Mogren 
13.50 Interview with Johan Dalman 
14.30–15.00 Break
15.00 Interview with Karin Johannesson

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Live broadcast
Follow the live broadcast of the hearing here: www.svenskakyrkan.se/arkebiskopsval-2022 

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Five bishops will be interviewed during the hearing ahead of the Archbishop elections. Montage: Gustaf Hellsing.
Five bishops will be interviewed during the hearing ahead of the Archbishop elections. Montage: Gustaf Hellsing.
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