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THE GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF THE CANDLE - LIGHTING CHAPEL AND PONTIFICAL MAUSOLEUM TOOK PLACE AT THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

 

On November 14, 2014 the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Candle-Lighting Chapel and Pontifical Mausoleum, being constructed next to the main Cathedral at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, took place under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. The Candle Lighting Chapel is being constructed through the generous donation of the Mother See’s benefactors Mr. and Mrs. Karnig and Ani Yacoubian (USA).