Cilician Catholicosate Refuses to Take Russian Diocese Under Its Subordination

ANTELIAS–"The Union of Armenian Apostolic Churches of Moscow" sent a letter to His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia–asking him to "temporarily take the Russian Diocese under his subordination in order to prevent the creation of another see within the Armenian Church in Russia."

The press office of the Great House of Cilicia–reported that the National Central Board of the Great House of Cilicia–after discussing the issue–refused to satisfy such an appeal–in order to keep the integrity of Russian Armenia’s and the unity of the Armenian Church and people.

In his reply letter–Aram I stated that the issue must be solved under the authority of His Holiness Karekin II–Catholicos of All Armenia’s.


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