Ordination of Fr. Trygve ',linden in Stockholm by Bishop Johann Erik Mueller, of Stockholm, has brought the number of native Swedish priests to eight.
Fr. Lunden is a convert, and is known as a Latin scholar. He edited and translated some rare medieval Latin texts discovered in Sweden.
The Stockholm diocese, which includes all of Sweden, has a Catholic population of 18,000. Counting Fr. Lunden, it now has .28 diocesan priests. There also are 26 priests who belong to religious Congregations.