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Swedish princesses Victoria and Madeleine start planning their dream weddings

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Princess Victoria of Sweden has released details of the members of the clergy who are to officiate her wedding to Daniel Westling
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Victoria's younger sister Madeleine and her fiancé lawyer Jonas Bergstrom have been seen looking around the 12th-century Gardslosa church on the island of Oland
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25 AUGUST 2009

Little by little details of one of the most hotly anticipated royal weddings of recent years are emerging.

After announcing the date of her nuptials to Daniel Westling as June 19, 2010 Princess Victoria of Sweden has also released details of the members of the clergy who are to officiate.

For the first time ever a female bishop is among them. Antje Jackelen, the third woman ever to be made a bishop in the country, will join Sweden's Archbishop Anders Wejryd in presiding over the ceremony.

Also joining them is Bishop Emeritus Goran Lonnermark and Dean Ake Bonnier who will oversee the nuptials in Stockholm's magnificent Saint Nicholas Cathedral.

Meanwhile, Victoria's younger sister Madeleine has also been busy embarking on the preparations for her big day.

She and her fiancé lawyer Jonas Bergstrom were seen looking around the 12th-century Gardslosa church, which features a beautiful Baroque altar, on the island of Oland with her parents, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

The picturesque Baltic isle holds special memories for both the prospective bride and groom. Madeleine has holidayed there every summer since she was a child, while Jonas also has family roots on the island.

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