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Armenian Ambassador Meets Georgian Patriarch to Discuss Religious Rights

Armenia’s Ambassador to Georgia met Thursday with the Georgia’s spiritual leader, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II to discuss the deteriorating situation of Armenian religious sites and monuments in the country.

American University in Armenia Opens New Hall

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenian government officials alongside Catholicos Karekin II Monday presided over the inaugural opening of the Paramaz Avetisian lecture at the American University in Armenia. The new building, dedicated to the memory of the famous philanthropist, is part of a series of programs aimed at enhancing the university’s educational activities in the Republic. Prime Minister

Karekin II Presides Over Blessing of Holy Chrism

ETCHMIADZIN (Combined Sources)–Thousands flocked to the Etchmiadzin Mother See for the ceremonious blessing of the Holy Chrism presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenia’s and delegations from Dioceses worldwide. Catholicos Karekin II led the procession out to the St. Drtad open air altar, and joined by 12 Primates from the various