Bishop Seppo Häkkinen of the Diocese of Mikkeli sent a congratulatory letter to Bishop Emeritus Arri Kugappi:
Mikkeli, March 23, 2020
To Bishop Emeritus, Brother in Christ Arri Kugappi
I congratulate you with all my heart on being awarded the Cross of St. Henry!
The Cross of St. Henry is an award that few people are honored with. The Archbishop bestows it for special ecumenical merits or for contributing to the relationship of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland with sister churches. I rejoice that you have received such a significant award from our church!
Wishing you all the best and God’s blessings,
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