Stockholm religion reflects the multi-religious and multi-cultural character of the city. Christianity is the main religion of the Stockholm people. However, Muslims and Jews also form an integral part of the Stockholm religious population.
Religious Buildings in Stockholm
Some of the religious buildings that can be seen in Stockholm are the Cathedral of Stockholm, St. Jacobs Church, the Catholic Church of St. Eugenia, Adolf Fredriks Church, Engelbrektskyrkan, Finska kyrkan, the German Church, Finska kyrkan, Katarina Church and Gustav Vasa Church.
The Stockholm Moske was built in the year of 1903 by Ferdinand Boberg, the famous architect of Sweden. The mosque imparts religious training in Arabic scriptures and from
Koran. Stockholm is the
headquarter of the Swedish Muslim Council.
In the year of 1774, Aron Issac, a Jew started residing in Stockholm, who led to the development of the Jewish faith in the city and thereafter in Sweden. After some years, the foremost Jewish community came up in the city of Stockholm.
The Cathedral of Stockholm
Among the above mentioned religious buildings, the Cathedral of Stockholm is the most imposing one. In the year 1527, it became Stockholm's Lutheran Protestant church. Many of the intricately-designed artifacts can be found in the Cathedral. This church is located in the Old Town of Gamla Stan.
Religions in Stockholm represent the secular nature of the Swedish city.