The Rite of blessing of pomegranates held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

03/01/2015 Yerevan: A new order of blessing of pomegranates by  His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians  was held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin at the eve of the New Year 2015 . The Pomegranate-blessing service was offered at all parishes of Armenian Orthodox Church as well. In the Armenian tradition, the pomegranate is seen as the national symbol that ...