Jukka Paarma

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The Most Reverend

Jukka Paarma
Archbishop Emeritus of Turku and Finland
ProvinceWestern Finland
DioceseArchdiocese of Turku
SeeTurku Cathedral
In office1998–2010
PredecessorJohn Vikström
SuccessorKari Mäkinen
Ordination1 June 1967
by Erkki Kansanaho
by Olavi Rimpiläinen [1]
Personal details
Born (1942-12-01) 1 December 1942 (age 81)
SpousePirjo Paarma

Antti-Jukka Paarma (born 1 December 1942 in Lappeenranta) is a Finnish Lutheran prelate who served as the Archbishop of Turku and Finland[2] and the spiritual head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. He retired as archbishop on 1 June 2010.[3]


  1. ^ Paarma vihittiin arkkipiispaksi Turussa (in Finnish)
  2. ^ "Suomen evankelis-luterilainen kirkko".
  3. ^ "The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland: News: Archbishop Jukka Paarma retires in June 2010 – New archbishop to be elected by March". Archived from the original on 2011-07-04. Retrieved 2010-03-22.

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Titles in Lutheranism
Preceded by Archbishop of Turku and Finland
1998 — 2010
Succeeded by