Ecumenical Patriarch to attend Armenian Orthodox Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Holy Cross on Akdamar Island

All His Holiness Bartholomew – Archbishop of Constantinople and New Rome and The Ecumenical Patriarch, His Beatitude Bishop Mesrob Mutafyan – Patriarch of the Armenian Orthodox Church in Constantinople, His Eminence Mor Filiksinos Yusuf Çetin -  Patriarchal Vicar of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Istanbul and Ankara

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) 3/9/14 Turkey: His Al Holiness Bartholomew I the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will attend Armenian Orthodox Liturgy at the Cathedral of Holy Cross located on the Akdamar Island, reports several media sources. Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan His Eminence Yusuf Cetin (Patriarchal Vicar of the Syriac Orthodox Church in ...

New lake pier constructed for Akdamar Church

Vercihan Ziflioğlu ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News 17/8/2011 The Van Governor’s Office is aiding in the preparations for the second Divine Liturgy on Akdamar Island’s Surp Haç Church by building a pier that will be better equipped to handle the number of expected visitors. Other arrangements are also being made to serve the guests who will attend the Sept ...

Turkey constructs special boats for Armenian religious Liturgy in Akdamar

14/7/2010 Turkey constructs special boats for a religious liturgy to take place in an Armenian church on Akdamar Island in Van, local ship constructer said. Turkey constructs special boats for a religious mass to take place in an Armenian church on Akdamar Island in the eastern province of Van, a local ship constructer said on Wednesday. Boat owners ...