Access information about the Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration here. Questions should be addressed to the media contacts listed below.

Press centers

Accredited journalists will have access to press centers in Lund and Malmö. Access to the press facilities is reserved for accredited journalists.  All badges will be issued on a strictly individual basis.


Press conferences

Accredited journalists are invited to attend the two press conferences on 30 October at 17:30 at AF-borgen, Lund, and 31 October at 18:45, in Malmö Arena. Please bring your accreditation badge and valid ID. For interview requests outside the press conferences, please use the online request form on


Important information regarding filming

Malmö Arena 31 October
Due to copyright, no videographers or film crew may film the entire Malmö Arena event in one take, nor can they film any parts of the music performances in Malmö Arena. Only short clips (maximum 10 minutes) totalling 30 minutes, including the Pope´s appearances on stage, are permitted.

A video from the arrangement in the arena will be available for download as soon as possible after the event. Due to copyright, Swedish media cannot broadcast more than 15 minutes of the video footage that Church of Sweden will provide. Technical questions concerning broadcast feed from the Malmö Arena event should be sent to: Jakob Bjurström ( Questions concerning rights issues, please address:

Swedbank stadium 1 NovemberSwedish public television (SVT) owns the rights to film and to broadcast live the Papal Mass at Swedbank stadium on November 1. Videographers and film crew are therefore not allowed to film the mass.

The speeches and homilies by Pope Francis will be translated into all major languages and will be available in the press centers. The speeches and homilies will also be published on the website of the Holy See: and the website of the Catholic Diocese of Stockholm:

Media that wish to cover the Papal Mass need to present an entrance ticket, together with their accreditation badge. The ticket must be collected at the press centre AF-Borgen in Lund on Sunday 30 October.



Media contacts


The Lutheran World Federation
Árni Svanur Daníelsson
Head of Communication

Holy See Press Office
Gregory Joseph Burke

Church of Sweden
Press Office

Caritas Internationalis
Patrick Nicholson
Head of Communications

Catholic Diocese of Stockholm
Kristina Hellner
Communications officer

Public transport during commemoration

Public transport provider, Skånetrafiken, offers a well-established system of trains and buses. Read more about the special services offered during the joint commemoration.



Common Prayer - the service in Lund Cathedral will follow the Common Prayer liturgical guide, jointly developed by the LWF and the PCPCU, in cooperation with noted theologians. English | German | French | Spanish

From Conflict to Communion - report of the LutheranRoman Catholic Commission on Unity. English | German | French | Spanish
Summary of From Conflict to Communion in Swedish
Summary of From Conflict to Communion in English