Diocese of Karlstad

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Denomination : Lutheran

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Karlstad

Official blazon

I blått fält en tvåtungad kyrkfana av silver, belagd med ett svävande rött grekiskt kors med utböjda ändar och hängande från en tvärstång av guld.


The Gonfalon is taken from the Chapter Seal that showed Christ carrying a Gonfalon. The Coat of Arms was created by the State Archives in 1961.

Arms of Bishops

Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992. Pictures of Bishop's Arms by Lokal Profil on Wikimedia Commons.


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