Armenian Church Erects New “Masyatsotn Diocese” in Ararat Region

OCP News Service - 21/01/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The Armenian Orthodox Church has erected a new diocese of Masyatsotn, in the Ararat Region, Armenia by separating Ararat Region from the Araratyan Pontifical Diocese. The new diocese will be headquartered in the town of Artashat. Bishop Gevorg Saroyan has been appointed as the primate of the newly established diocese. Established ...

Bishop Vertanes Abrahamyan Appointed Head of Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 21/01/21 Yerevan-Armenia: Bishop Vertanes Abrahamyan has been appointed as the Primate of the Diocese of Artsakh. Prior to the new appointment, the Primate served as the Head Chaplain of the Armed Forces of the Ministry of the Republic of Armenia. The Pontifical Order of appointment was issued by His Holiness Karekin II ...