Against the painful trials of the past year, Armenian Christians should find confidence in the reality of Christ’s resurrection, said His Holiness Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, in his Easter Sunday sermon.
In a message to Diocesan leaders, Bishop Daniel Findikyan enlisted the support of the Eastern Diocese in a critical new mission of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
His Holiness Karekin II issued a message remembering the Armenian victims of the 1988 Sumgait pogroms.
This week marks the 33rd year since the anti-Armenian pogroms in Sumgait.
His Holiness Karekin II, the Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over a gathering of distinguished bishops and laymen this week, as the Armenian Church’s Supreme Spiritual Council convened at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.