YEREVAN. – Armenian Deputy Patriarch of Constantinople, Archbishop Aram Ateshyan visited Armenia at the invitation of the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora and within the frameworks of the My Armenia cultural festival.
In an interview with told the Akunk daily he named the day of the second liturgy to be held in the Armenian St. Giragos Church in Diyarbakir, Turkey.
The Archbishop said that the church hold the opening ceremony last year, when the main church was fully renovated. However, the St. Giragos will hold its second official opening on November 4, as the monastery complex will be fully opened again.
To note, St. Giragos, one of the biggest churches of the Middle East, was reopened and consecrated last October, and also held the first liturgy the same month.