Spiritual Council Reaffirms Mutafayan as Locum Tenens

ISTANBUL (ANN-Groong)–The Sacred Spiritual Council of the Patriarchal See convened in the Patriarchate its 54th session Monday.

Following an exchange of views–the Fathers of the Council unanimously decided to recognize as the Patriarchal Locum Tenens–His Grace Archbishop Mesrob Mutafyan–who was reelected to that post on March 16–during the Council’s 46th session.

Until the election of the 84th Armenian Patriarch of Turkey–in accordance with the canons of the Armenian Church–the Patriarchate will be represented by His Grace Archbishop Mesrob Mutafyan–reported the Spiritual Council Secretariat.


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