Lennart Sacredeus

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Lennart Sacrédeus is a native of southern Sweden and the son of Lutheran clergy. Though educated partly in the United States, Lennart received his BA at Lund University and subsequently worked as a journalist at various local and Christian papers including Varlden idag (The World Today), as well as a high school teacher in religion, political science and history in Mora, Dalarna, Sweden. He was the Deputy Mayor of Mora for the Christian Democratic Party (KD) from 1998 to 1999 and a Member of European Parliament for the European People’s Party in the Committee for Foreign Affairs, Defense and Human Rights from 1999 to 2004. From 2006 to 2010, he served as Vice President of the European Parliament Delegation to Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, and also a Member of Parliament in the Committee on Taxation. He has been a member of the Church of Sweden (Lutheran) National Synod and National Church Board since 2005.