His Holiness Karekin II – Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Met Refugees from Artsakh

Diocese of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland – 28/11/2020

Many refugees from Artsakh, who had to leave their homes due to Azerbaijani occupation, have been accommodated under the auspices of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and dioceses of the Armenian Church in Armenia. Recently, His Holiness Karekin II paid a visit to one of these housing centres and witnessed the hundreds of families from Artsakh and especially from Hadrout region that have found safe havens in the dormitories of the seminary in Etchmiadzin, the summer camp buildings of Tsakadzor,Vayots Dzor and Vanadzor and the youth centres in Aragatsotn diocese. The Church is providing accommodation, food, clothing and essentials.

If you wish to contribute to this noble cause, you may send your contributions to “Friends of Etchmiadzin”.

Please send your donations to Bishop’s House, 27 Haven Green, London W5 2NZ. You can also make a bank transfer: to the Friends of Etchmiadzin account: Acc No: 27895718, Sort Code: 50-30-10, Ref: Refugees.