The Crown Princess attends the opening of the General Synod

Motiv: The Crown Princess at Uppsala Cathedral. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix
On Tuesday 27 September, The Crown Princess attended the opening of the General Synod at Uppsala Cathedral.
Härnösand Diocese conducted the opening service, which featured a Sami theme. The service began and concluded with joiks External link, opens in new window., and texts in South Sami were read out.
The bishop was Tuulikki Koivunen Bylund.
The General Synod is the Church of Sweden's highest decision-making body, and consists of 251 members from throughout Sweden.