Diocese of Espoo

The Diocese of Espoo (Finnish Espoon hiippakunta) is the newest of the nine dioceses of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. The diocese came into existence in 2004 after the Diocese of Helsinki was split in two.

Diocese of Espoo

Espoon hiippakunta
Coat of arms of the Diocese of Espoo.svg
Espoo Cathedral
Location
CountryFinland
Ecclesiastical provinceTurku & Finland
MetropolitanArchbishop of Turku & Finland
Statistics
Parishes25
Members402 000
Information
DenominationEvangelical Lutheran Church of Finland
Established2004
CathedralEspoo Cathedral
Current leadership
BishopKaisamari Hintikka
Metropolitan ArchbishopTapio Luoma
Coat of arms of the Diocese of Espoo.svg

The seat of the diocese is the Espoo Cathedral and its first bishop was Mikko Heikka.

After Heikka's successor Tapio Luoma was elected Archbishop in 2018, Kaisamari Hintikka was elected to succeed him in 2019.

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