With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All
Armenians, new appointments of clergy have been made.
Very Rev. Fr. Shahe Ananyan, Director of the Ecumenical Relations Department of the Mother See has completed his duties as the Publishing Department Director. He will continue to serve as the Director of Ecumenical Relations.
Rev. Fr. Ararat Poghosyan, Director of the Vatche and Tamar Manookian Library of the Mother See has been appointed to serve as the Publishing Department Director.
On July 25, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received graduating students of the Vicente Lopez "Tertzakian" and the AGBU "Marie Manoogian" colleges, from the St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of the Armenian Diocese of Argentina. They were accompanied by Rev. Fr. Maghakia Amiryan, spiritual pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator church.
Catholicos of All Armenians welcomed the young pilgrims' visit to Armenia and Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, expressed his appreciation to the school trustees and teachers, due to which Armenian children are educated with national values and strengthened by the holy faith of the ancestors.
On July 23, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Armenian teachers from the Diaspora. The teachers are participating in the Teachers' Training Program, sponsored by the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Education and Science. They were accompanied by Prof. Rouben Mizrakhanyan, rector of Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University.