Catholicos to Leave for Jordan

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Catholicos of All Armenia’s Karekin II left for Jordan Friday where he will begin his pilgrimage to holy sites.

The Supreme Patriarch’s entourage includes Locum Tenens of the Ararat diocese–Bishop Navasard Kchoyan–Primate of the Gugark diocese Sepukh Chuljian–Primate of the Siunik diocese–Bishop Abraham Mkrtichian–crosier-carrier Arshak Khachatrian and Director of the Information Service–Mother See of Etchmiadzin–Arshavir Gabujian.

His Holiness will return to Etchmiadzin on January 25.

During his absence the Congregation Council will be in charge of all affairs.


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