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THE CANONIZATION OF MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AT MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

 

On April 23rd, as part of the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Canonization Service of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide took place at the St. Trdat Open Altar of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. The Ceremony began at 17:00 and went on until 19:15, symbolizing the year of the Armenian Genocide. The last time the Armenian Apostolic Church held a Canonization Ceremony was over 400 years ago.