Armenian Catholicos makes new appointments in Armenian Church dioceses


ETCHMIADZIN. – The All Armenian Catholicos Karekin II has made new appointments in various dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Church (AAC).

Aren Shahenyan, who served in the Holy See of Etchmiadzin, was appointed for a service in the Gegharkunik Diocese.

The monastic Hayrik Hovhannisyan, who was released from his office at the Ukrainian Diocese, was appointed at the Switzerland’s Armenian Diocese. Another monastic Mkhitar Grigoryan was appointed to serve in the Ukraine’s Armenian Diocese as the abbot primate of the Holy Cross in Crimea.