Antal Lipthay received the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary

Antal Lipthay, founder of the Pro Arte et Natura Foundation, was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit

Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén conferred the high-ranking award on the occasion of the foundation of the state on August 19, 2021, at the Carmelite Monastery.

Antal Lipthay received the award in recognition of his role in spreading the cult of Cardinal József Mindszenty and his commitment to preserving Hungarian cultural and environmental values that were to be destroyed during the communist dictatorship.