Prelature of Trondheim

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PRELATURE OF TRONDHEIM (Praelatura Territorialis Trudensis)

Country : Norway
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1944 as Apostolic Prefecture of Central Norway
Elevated in 1953 to Apostolic Vicariate of Central Norway
Elevated in 1979 to Territorial Prelature of Trondheim

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The axe is the attribute of St Olav, patron of Norway which is burried at the Trondheim Cathedral. The axe was already used by the former Archdiocese of Nidaros (Trondheim).

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