Obama meets Armenian Archbishop


PanARMENIAN.Net –  U.S. President Barack Obama toured the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem with President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas, as part of his visit to Israel.

In the church, Obama was greeted by Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III, Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Franciscan Custodian of the Holy Land, and Armenian Archbishop Sevan Gharibian.

The president then left on a flight to Amman, Jordan, where he will have talks and dinner with Jordan’s King Abdullah, NBCnews reported.