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Pope Visits Jerusalem Patriarchate, Hails Ties with Armenian Church

As part of his visit to Israel, Pope Benedict XVI Friday visited the Armenian Patriarchate and was greeted by Patriarch Archbishop Torkom Manougian, Deputy Patriarch Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, parishioners and members of the Jerusalem Armenian community.

Armenian Rights in Sacred Jerusalem Church Violated

On Sunday morning, Israeli police rushed into the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, one of the holiest sites in Christianity, to break up a confrontation between Greek and Armenian Orthodox monks. The site is shared by a host of different Christian orders, including Greek and Armenian Orthodox, Coptic, Ethiopian and Syrian Orthodox and Roman Catholic.