Berserker in the Cathedral by William J. Tighe

Berserker in the Cathedral

Gay “Art” Exhibition in Swedish Lutheran Cathedral Provokes Uproar in Press & Recriminations Between Churches

by William J. Tighe

Uppsala Cathedral is the seat of the Lutheran archbishop of Uppsala and primate of the Church of Sweden, the one Protestant church of the Reformation era in addition to the Church of England that can claim with an appearance of plausibility to have preserved the “apostolic succession” of its bishops throughout the tumults of the times. It was also recently the scene of a gay “art” exhibition that has caused a groundswell of controversy in the Swedish press, caused the Vatican to cancel a meeting between . . .