St. Gregory Church Construction to End in June

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The construction of St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Yerevan–the highlight of festivities devoted to 1700th anniversary of Armenia’s adoption of Christianity–will be finished in June 2001. The construction of the Cathedral is financed by Louise Simone Manoogian–the chairwoman of Armenian General Benevolent Union.

About $6 million has been spent on the construction of the church–which is being done by the Yerevanshin building company according to architect Stepan Kyurkchia’ns contest winning church design.

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