Diocese of Mikkeli

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Diocese of Mikkeli
Mikkelin hiippakunta
Mikkeli Cathedral.jpg
Country Finland
Ecclesiastical province Turku & Finland
Metropolitan Archbishop of Turku & Finland
Parishes 49
Denomination Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland
Established 1897
Cathedral Mikkeli Cathedral
Co-cathedral Savonlinna Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop Seppo Häkkinen
Metropolitan Archbishop Kari Mäkinen

The Diocese of Mikkeli is one of nine dioceses in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. It was founded in 1897 in the town of Savonlinna. Later, in 1924 the episcopal see was moved to Viipuri, but after Finland had lost the city to the Soviet Union the see was moved to Mikkeli in 1945. There it has been ever since.

Bishops of Mikkeli[edit]

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