Artsakh Diocese has a New Primate

Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan
Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan

Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan

His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of all Armenians on Thursday appointed Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan as the new Primate of the Artsakh Diocese.

Abrahamyan replaces the beloved Archbishop Parkev Martirosyan who headed the Artsakh Diocese for three decades.

In another decision, the Catholicos appointed Martirosyan a Patriarchal Nuncio-at-large.

Prior to being appointed to lead the Artsakh Diocese, Bishop Abrahamyan was the spiritual leader of Armenia’s Armed Forces.

Father Yenovk Yesayan has been appointed acting spiritual leader of the Armenian army.

Authors

Discussion Policy

Comments are welcomed and encouraged. Though you are fully responsible for the content you post, comments that include profanity, personal attacks or other inappropriate material will not be permitted. Asbarez reserves the right to block users who violate any of our posting standards and policies.

*

Top