Details of Pope’s Visit to Armenia to Be Discussed

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)– Catholicos’ Vicar General–Archbishop Garegin Nersessian met Wednesday with the nuncio of Vatican–Archbishop Glostony Stephan Surbrigen. The two discussed the details of the Pope’s visit to Armenia on June 2-4 at the invitation of Catholicos of All Armenia’s Karekin I and Armenian President Robert Kocharian. An official delegation is reported to be scheduled to visit the Holy See of Echmiadzin on April 27-30 to make preparations for the Pope’s visit.

Primate of the of the Canadian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church–Archbishop Hovnan Terterian–who was appointed Managing Director of the Office in charge of preparations for the Pope’s visit to Echmiadzin–was introduced to the Pope’s nuncio–the Press-Service of the Holy See of Echmiadzin reported.


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